BATON ROUGE, La. (BRProud) – Our Lady of the Lake Hospital is set to begin enrolling patients next week for access to the antiviral medication, Remdesivir.
We are excited to be #BatonRouge’s only hospital participating in @GileadSciences’ expanded access program to provide #remdesivir to critically ill #COVID19 patients. We will begin enrolling patients on Monday. https://t.co/CHOhWy2ktT— Our Lady of the Lake (@ololhealth) April 29, 2020
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases said, “the data shows that remdesivir has a clear-cut, significant positive effect in diminishing the time to recovery. This is really quite important.”