What’s the Deal With Remdesivir?

Making sense of conflicting news about the experimental Covid-19 drug

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you’re confused about what to think about remdesivir, the experimental coronavirus drug, you’re not alone. Nearly simultaneous announcements about the drug’s ability to treat people with Covid-19 on Wednesday presented conflicting views: One, a statement from Gilead Sciences, the company…