Remdesivir has a lot of attention as promising antiviral agent against COVID-19. This largest coronavirus study cast a shadow of doubt on effectiveness of remdesivir and other agents on mortality of patients with COVID-19.
While the world awaits an efficient vaccine for coronavirus, many therapeutics are currently being investigated in hope to improve clinical outcomes. One of the most promising one is currently remdesivir. Wang et al. published the first randomised placebo-controlled trial of its use in severe COVID-19.