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UCI Starts Clinical Trial For Possible Coronavirus Drug

California Patch, March 23, 2020

March 23, 2020

UCI Starts Clinical Trial For Possible Coronavirus Drug

UCI Health clinicians have launched a clinical trial to test the efficacy of the antiviral drug remdesivir as a potential therapy for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), which has reached pandemic levels across the globe, UC Irvine announced Monday.