Ohio receives remdesivir vials to treat hospitalized coronavirus patients

May 14, 2020

While there’s still no cure for coronavirus, a new antiviral drug has arrived in Ohio.

The state received 20 cases of remdesivir, which is aimed to help shorten the duration of the virus. The Ohio Department of Health reports about 100 coronavirus patients will receive the drug. The amount of medicine distributed to each state was determined based on the number of patients on ventilators.
The decision comes from groups of clinical leaders across the country.

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