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Table 4a. Remdesivir: Selected Clinical Data

Last Updated: August 8, 2022

The clinical trials described in this table do not represent all the trials that the Panel reviewed while developing the recommendations for RDV. The studies summarized below are those that have had the greatest impact on the Panel’s recommendations. Studies of hospitalized patients are listed first, followed by 1 study of nonhospitalized patients.

Table 4a. Remdesivir: Selected Clinical Data
Table 4a. Remdesivir: Selected Clinical Data


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