Covid: US gives full approval for antiviral remdesivir drug

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The drug will be given to patients in hospitals, but the UN health agency says it has little effect.
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Gilead's remdesivir gets U.S. FDA approval
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved Gilead Sciences's antiviral drug remdesivir for treating patients hospitalized with COVID-19, making it the first and only drug approved for the disease in the United States. Gavino Garay reports.

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