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The First Case of COVID-19 in the US Treated with Remdesivir Was in late January – Two Weeks Later China Was Mass Producing the Drug – The Firm Gilead Sciences and Dr. Fauci Are In the Middle

The first known case of COVID-19 showed up in the US in Washington state on January 19, 2020.  The individual had traveled to visit family in Wuhan, China, and had returned on the 15th.  The patient was immediately placed under surveillance and after declining health, he was finally given a drug being developed, remdesiver.

Treatment with intravenous remdesivir (a novel nucleotide analogue prodrug in development) was initiated on the evening of day 7, and no adverse events were observed in association with the infusion.

Soon after treatment the individual recovered.

The Washington State patient was lucky that the clinic that he first attended provided his samples to the CDC.  It’s certainly unique that the patient was recommended remdesivir for treatment. […]

Read the full story from The Gateway Pundit

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