India buys 300K Covid-19 treatment “Remdesivir” doses from Egypt

Sat, 08 May 2021 - 12:13 GMT

The move comes in light of the current epidemiological situation and the spike in coronavirus cases in India, the embassy said in a press release Saturday.

Don't use Gilead's remdesivir in hospitalised COVID-19 patients, WHO says

Sun, 22 Nov 2020 - 10:44 GMT

Gilead’s remdesivir should not be used for patients hospitalised with COVID-19.

Egypt conducts research on Remdesivir, excluded Avigan from studies: top official

Fri, 03 Jul 2020 - 12:56 GMT

Essam’s remarks come shortly before the European Commission announced on Friday granting conditional approval for antiviral Remdesivir for coronavirus treatment. Egypt has already started to produce the drug.

Egypt expected to flatten coronavirus curve after upcoming rise: Minister

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 - 01:40 GMT

The number of coronavirus cases in Egypt during the past days has been stable, Minister of Higher Education Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, adding that this state will make the scenarios in the coming days more predictable.

Egypt starts producing Ebola drug Remdesivir to treat coronavirus patients

Fri, 26 Jun 2020 - 09:23 GMT

Egypt’s 23-year old drug manufacturer Eva Pharma announced starting producing antiviral <b>Remdesivir</b> as the first expected therapy for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Reuters reported.

Egypt to soon use anti-viral Remdesivir in coronavirus treatment: official

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 - 11:06 GMT

Remdesivir was developed by the American biopharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences and has shown some good indications in coronavirus treatment.

Egypt contracts with Gilead to get remdesivir drug for COVID-19 patients

Sat, 02 May 2020 - 07:36 GMT

The World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed that the first cargo of the medicine will be sent to Egypt.