COVID-19 Treatment Candidates, at a Glance

More than a year into the pandemic, a handful of vaccines have been authorized for the novel coronavirus in the U.S., yet there is still no cure for COVID-19. Researchers and doctors have been racing to find drugs and therapies that could treat the disease or prevent people from getting infected. Only one drug, Gilead Sciences’ Veklury (remdesivir), has been approved by the FDA, while several treatments received an emergency use authorization (EUA). Here’s a look at some of the key treatments/candidates currently in play:

© 2024 MMIT
Jinghong Chen

Jinghong Chen Reporter

Jinghong has been producing infographics and data stories on employer-sponsored insurance, public health insurance programs and prescription drug coverage for AIS Health’s Health Plan Weekly and Radar on Drug Benefits since 2018. She also manages AIS Health’s annual executive compensation database for top insurers and Blue Cross and Blue Shield affiliates. Before joining AIS Health, she interned at WBEZ, Al Jazeera English and The New York Times Chinese. She graduated from Missouri School of Journalism with a focus on data journalism and international reporting.

Related Posts

business-meeting
May 23

Plans Take Wait-and-See Approach to Vendors Promising Help with Weight Loss Medication Costs

READ MORE
iv-bag
May 23

Studies: IRA Will Spur Medicare Biosimilar Adoption — and Shift Costs to Part D Plans

READ MORE
rpm
May 23

Remote Physiologic Monitoring Use Among Medicaid Enrollees Skyrocketed From 2019 to 2021

READ MORE

GAIN THERAPEUTIC AREA-SPECIFIC INTEL TO DRIVE ACCESS FOR YOUR BRAND

Sign up for publications to get unmatched business intelligence delivered to your inbox.

subscribe today