The World Health Organization (WHO) says that remdesivir, an anti-virus made by Gilead Sciences, might be effective against the corona virus COVID-19.
The comments were reported by CNBC at a press conference at which the organization praised the Chinese government for actions taken to stem the spread of the virus.
When identifying any drug that has the potential to fight disease due to corona virus, the WHO chooses the drug from Gilead Sciences.
Remdesivir is an investigative antivirus that has not been approved anywhere globally for any use, as quoted by The Street page, Monday, February 24, 2020.
However, Gilead Sciences has collaborated with global health officials in response to the corona virus outbreak and officials have experimented with remdesivir.
A number of health organizations participated in the trials, including the US Food and Drug Administration, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Department of Health and Human Services, the National Institute of Allergy and Infection Disease, the Department of Defense, and the China CDC.
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