COVID-19 Update: FDA Broadens Emergency Use Authorization for Veklury (#remdesivir) to Include All Hospitalized Patients for Treatment of #COVID-19

…based on the Agency’s ongoing review of the EUA, including its review of the totality of scientific information now available, the FDA has determined that it is reasonable to believe Veklury may be effective for the treatment of suspected or laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 in all hospitalized adult and pediatric patients. The Agency’s review has also concluded that the known and potential benefits of Veklury outweigh the … Continue reading COVID-19 Update: FDA Broadens Emergency Use Authorization for Veklury (#remdesivir) to Include All Hospitalized Patients for Treatment of #COVID-19

Meta-analysis of Effectiveness of #Statins in Patients with Severe #COVID-19

..Our Pubmed search yielded 274 potential studies. After deduplication and application of the eligibility criteria, four studies with a total of 8,990 COVID-19 patients were included for meta-analysis. Except for Yan et al. which is of moderate quality (5/9), other studies are of good quality (at least 7/9). Study characteristics are provided in Table 1. The pooled analysis revealed a significantly reduced hazard for fatal … Continue reading Meta-analysis of Effectiveness of #Statins in Patients with Severe #COVID-19