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Family wants experimental COVID-19 drug to be used at San Antonio hospitals

News 4 San Antonio, Sept. 3, 2020

September 3, 2020

Family wants experimental COVID-19 drug to be used at San Antonio hospitals

The drug, which is called Aviptadil (RLF-100), has not been proven to work yet but is being used in clinical trialsThe drug is available to critically ill patients even though scientists are still researching the effectiveness of it on those with COVID-19 and respiratory failure. at the University of California – Irvine, the Miller School of Medicine – Miami, the University of Louisville and Houston Methodist Hospital.