How the military secured a coronavirus drug that has yet to win FDA approval

Lila MacLellan
How the military secured a coronavirus drug that has yet to win FDA approval

Right now, there are only clinical trials. Among the drugs being investigated is remdesivir, an experimental antiviral made by the US drug company Gilead Sciences. US data on remdesivir’s performance in controlled clinical trials is expected next month, and data from late-stage trials conducted in China will be released by the end of April.