Coronavirus (COVID-19)

5 Questions About Remdesivir Answered

You’ve probably heard about the COVID-19 treatment that’s being used with some success in severely ill coronavirus patients. Here’s the latest on how—and if—it works.

Fauci discusses Remdesivir
Dr. Anthony Fauci (second, left), director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), discusses the drug remdesivir with President Donald Trump and other officials in the Oval Office on April 29, 2020, in Washington, D.C. GettyImages
    Lisa Fields

    Lisa Fields

    Lisa Fields is a full-time freelance health writer based in South Jersey who writes about chronic diseases, sleep problems and ways that stress and emotions can impact health. She writes frequently for WebMD and Reader’s Digest. She has also been published by The New York Times, Good Housekeeping, Women’s Health, Redbook and many other publications.