TAIPEI ( Reuters ) – The Taiwan government said on Saturday it had agreed to use the Gilad Sciences-manufactured Remisevir drug as a possible treatment for Covid -19 infection. .
And governments are racing to get enough supplies from Remisdiver, which the US Food and Drug Administration agreed this month to use.
California-based Gilead Sciences said it would donate 1.5 million doses of the drug, enough to treat at least 140,000 patients..
The main epidemic control center in Taiwan said the Taiwan Food and Drug Administration had taken into account “the fact that the efficacy and safety of Remsdevir is backed by preliminary evidence ” and that other countries have agreed to use it.
On this basis , the center said that the conditions are met for approval to use the drug to treat infections ” severe ” Pkovad -19.
Taiwan has succeeded in limiting the spread of the Corona virus thanks to its early monitoring and prevention, as well as its distinguished healthcare system.
It spotted 442 state and seven deaths only the disease . The vast majority of the injured have recovered and only 14 cases are still being treated.