Japan intends to approve Gilead’s (GILD) Covid-19 treatment remdesivir today, according to a live interview with Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on May 6.
Abe revealed that he plans to discuss with experts on May 14 how the county can begin to lift its present state of emergency. According to Bloomberg this will be based on both the rate of new infections and the capability of the overall healthcare system.
On Sunday, the drugmaker said that its remdesivir Covid-19 treatment will be available to patients as early as this week. Remdesivir, a direct acting antiviral drug that inhibits