Moderate GOP Senators to Approve Biden Cabinet Picks, If They Are ‘Mainstream’

Moderate GOP Senators to Approve Biden Cabinet Picks, If They Are ‘Mainstream’

President-elect Joe Biden discusses health care plans at a press conference in Wilmington, Del., November 10, 2020. (Jonathan Ernst / Reuters) A trio of moderate Republican senators have indicated they will vote to approve Joe Biden’s cabinet appointments as long as they are “traditional,” in comments to Politico published Friday. Depending on the outcome of … Read more

Remdesivir has marginal benefit for moderate COVID patients: Gilead study

Gilead says remdesivir helped moderate COVID-19 patients improve

Moderately ill COVID-19 patients saw their condition improve after a 5-day course of Gilead Sciences Inc’s remdesivir, but a 10-day course did not show a benefit and the drug did not significantly shorten hospital stays, according to new data. The 600-patient analysis, published on Friday by the Journal of the American Medical Association, found that … Read more

Gilead says remdesivir helped moderate COVID-19 patients improve

Gilead says remdesivir helped moderate COVID-19 patients improve

Gilead Sciences Inc said on Monday its antiviral drug remdesivir showed improvement in patients with moderate COVID-19 in a late-stage study. Remdesivir is being closely watched after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted emergency use authorization last month, citing results from another study run by the National Institutes of Health that showed the drug … Read more