(WEHT)- Dr. Anthony Fauci announced results from a study that reportedly shows Remdesivir, an antiviral drug, had a positive effect in treating COVID-19.
Dr. David Schultz of Evansville Primary Care says the drug can stop the spread of COVID-19 within the body while the immune system fights the virus.
Recent studies have shown Remdesivir also improves the recovery time for COVID-19 patients.
However, Dr. Schultz adds that the drug is still only being used in certain studies and may initially only be used on more critical and seriously ill patients in larger metropolitan areas.
(This story was originally published on April 29, 2020)