Already the USA government had secured almost all of the company's supply of the drug for use in U.S. hospitals through September, with a contract for 500,000 treatment courses, which it will make available to hospitals at Gilead's price.
The intravenously administered medicine has won emergency-use authorization in several countries and full approval in Japan after a clinical trial showed it helped shorten hospital stays.
The Trump administration has now bought more than 5,00,000 doses, which is the entire batch produced for July and 90% of August and September.
Dr Anthony Fauci, the primary infectious disorder specialist in the United States, also warned on Tuesday that the country's tally of everyday new situations could increase to 100,000 if People do not begin next general public overall health tips.
By July 15, the University of Washington's Institute of Health Metrics (IHME) now projects that 209,553.86 United States. hospital beds will be full.
The drug has been watched eagerly for the last five months, said Hill, yet there was no mechanism to ensure a supply outside the US. "Meaning, there's nothing left for the rest of the world until maybe October".
The drug is made nearly exclusively by U.S. pharmaceutical giant Gilead Sciences, which was originally made to treat Ebola.
"Patients who are eligible for remdesivir are limited to severe patients with pneumonia and in need of oxygen therapy", the Korea Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said in a statement.
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But the improvement of survival odds was minimal.
One person wrote: "America bought the entire three month stock of Remdesivir".
It will cost a patient whopping KSh 249, 324 for a complete dosage of remdesivir drug after it proved effective in speeding recovery following a series of clinical trials.
'But Trump has made it clear that he is going to provide drugs and vaccines - if they become available - to Americans first.
"We are going in the wrong direction", said Fauci.
Washington's tactic to remdesivir echoes its approach in direction of a probable vaccine. "I would not be surprised if we go up to 100,000 a day if this does not turn around", he said.
The KCDC did not disclose how many doses have been donated by the US firm.
"The Trump Administration is doing everything in our power to learn more about life-saving therapeutics for Covid-19 and secure access to these options for the American people".