Representational photo: Remdesivir medicine.

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Remdesivir Likely To Get Dropped From COVID Treatment Over Inefficacy

Popular antiviral drug Remdesivir is being considered to be dropped from COVID-19 treatment due to lack of evidence in effectiveness, informed Ganga Ram Hospital Chairman DS Rana. He said, "There is no such evidence regarding Remdesivir that works in COVID-19 treatment. Medicines that do not... work, will have to be discontinued". Recently, plasma therapy has been dropped from the treatment due to the same reason. 

Wed, 19 May 2021 - 09:10 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

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