the UNITED states has bought almost all stocks of the drug Remdesivir for the treatment of corona virus, writes the newspaper The Guardian.
It means that the UNITED states has made a claim on the drug in front of Europe and most of the rest of the world for the next three months as a minimum.
- The (UNITED states, red.) have access to the majority of medicinforsyninger of Remdesivir, so there is something to Europe, says Andrew Hill, senior research fellow at the Liverpool University to the newspaper.
Remdesivir has been shown to have a good ability to rein in coronavirusset and is the first approved drug for the treatment of Covid-19.
It is manufactured by the us pharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences and can help the patients to recover faster than virussygdommen.
The first 140.000 doses that were delivered to experiments over the whole world, is exhausted, writes The Guardian.
Trump administration has now purchased more than 500,000 doses, which is all the Gileads production in July and 90 percent of the production for august and september.
- President Trump has signed a great agreement in order to ensure that americans have access to the first approved remedy for Covid-19, says the UNITED states's minister for health, Alex Azar, according to The Guardian.
to the extent possible, we want to ensure that every american patient, in need of Remdesivir, can get it, he says further.
Gilead Sciences reported Monday that the company will take the 390 dollar per dose with Remdesivir.
According to Gilead is expected the majority of patients to receive the treatment for five days with six doses in total. Thus, the overall treatment in most cases run up into the 2340 dollar. It is the equivalent of about 15.500 euros.
Remdesivir is a preparation that inhibits the virus. It is taken in use for the treatment of seriously ill coronapatienter in Denmark.
It has also been approved for the treatment of The European medicines Agency (EMA).
It is a tool that was originally developed to treat hepatitis and as possible remedy against ebola.