Gilead’s remdesivir a candidate for US government stockpiling or bulk buying in private sector

1 June 2020 (Last Updated June 1st, 2020 11:15)

Remdesivir, Gilead Sciences' drug, could be under consideration to be added to the classified US Strategic National Stockpile (SNS), as well as individual states' stockpiles, in the event donated doses exhaust and Covid-19 cases outstrip supply.

According to a 1 May company press release, Gilead's donated of 1.5 million individual remdesivir doses adds up to more than 140,000 treatment courses (assuming a 10-day treatment course). Read more here.