As World Awaits Results From Remdesivir Trials, Pricing Questions Loom

Hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine are far from the only drugs being tested for their potential to treat COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus that has ballooned into a pandemic.

Another potentially promising therapy is remdesivir, an experimental antiviral drug developed by California-based Gilead Sciences, Inc. Previously, it has been tested on patients infected with Ebola and two other coronaviruses: severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS).

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Leslie Small

Leslie has been reporting and editing in various journalism roles for nearly a decade. Most recently, she was the senior editor of FierceHealthPayer, an e-newsletter covering the health insurance industry. A graduate of Penn State University, she previously served in editing roles at newspapers in Pennsylvania, Virginia and Colorado.

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