6 days Remdesivir not a Covid cure – WHO Manilatimes |World
BANGKOK: The antiviral drug remdesivir should not be used to treat Covid-19 patients no matter how ill they are as there is no evidence it works, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. “The … panel found a lack of evidence that remdesivir improved outcomes that matter to patients such as reduced mortality, need for mechanical ventilation, time to clinical improvement, and others,” said the WHO’s Guideline Development Group (GDG) panel. “Any beneficial effects of remdesivir, if they do exist, are likely to be small and the possibility of important harm remains,” said the panel. The WHO recommendation, published in ... more