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An international clinical trial that is testing the effectiveness of the drug remdesivir on patients hospitalised with Covid-19, has shown “very promising” preliminary results.
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The Adaptive COVID-19 Treatment Trial in EU & UK (ACTT-EU/UK), which is testing treatments for COVID-19, recruited its first patient on 31 March. The trial, which is taking place in around 75 hospitals around the world, will initially test the drug remdesivir. Remdesivir is an antiviral drug that was developed to treat Ebola and Marburg virus infections. In the ACTT-EU/UK ...