First coronavirus drug to be rolled out to seriously ill patients this week

First coronavirus drug to be rolled out to seriously ill patients this week

Remdesivir is a broad-spectrum antiviral which was developed by pharmaceutical company Gilead more than a decade ago to cure an unknown “Disease X” amid fears that a global pandemic was looming. More than a dozen centres across the NHS have been trialling the treatment since April, and the results have been positive.  The drug works […]