Remdesivir is showing the sign that it could fight with COVID-19 pandemic. The disease expert from the USA government has been welcomed this trial results warmly. It could be useful for India also, to treat the patients.
Dr Anthony Fauci has called this trial as the good news to progress to combat coronavirus. This drug is working 31% faster than the placebo. The organization, Gilead who worked on this trial, they have started working with FDA to figuring out the mechanism. They are aiming to make it available for the needy.
There are 1,063 patient has been asked for this trials, they have recovered within 11 days. Those patients who have given Placebo, they recovered within 15 days. As India is in solidarity trials with the World Health Organisation, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is collecting data over the remdesivir drug trial.
The director of ICMR has been stated that as Gilead is producing this, they need to know that if the other company could produce it or not! Eventually, this drug has been used in Ebola pandemic, which has been reported to be a failure, so this will be under consideration.