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NRx Pharmaceuticals Announces New, Favorable Safety Report for ZYESAMI® (aviptadil) in NIH Sponsored ACTIV-3b Critical Care Study in Patients with Life-Threatening COVID-19

After Review of More than 348 Enrolled Patients in ACTIV-3b Critical Care Study, No New Safety Concerns Identified by Independent Data Safety Monitoring Board; Study Cleared to Continue Enrollment to Target 640 Patients First Patient in Brazil Expected to be Included in US National Institutes of Health (NIH) Trial in February 2022 ACTIV-3b Critical Care […]

NRx Pharmaceuticals Identifies Significantly Higher Likelihood of Surviving and Recovering from Critical COVID-19 in ZYESAMI® (aviptadil) Treated Patients Previously Administered Remdesivir

Analysis was conducted in the subgroup of ZYESAMI- and placebo-treated patients who were previously treated with remdesivir in the COVID-AIV trial representing approximately 70 percent of the study population Analysis was conducted in response to US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) request for additional clinical data on effect of ZYESAMI compared to currently-approved therapy including […]

Humanigen, NeuroRx Plan FDA Emergency Use Filings for COVID-19 Candidates

Mar 30, 2021 Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News Two COVID-19 drug developers said they will seek emergency use authorizations (EUAs) from the FDA for their therapeutics following positive late-stage clinical results. Humanigen disclosed topline Phase III results showing that hospitalized patients who received lenzilumab and other treatments—including steroids and/or Gilead Sciences’ marketed drug Veklury® (remdesivir)—had a 54% greater […]

Which COVID-19 treatments are showing promise? A list of potential drugs

By Lia Eustachewich, NY Post The race is on to find a treatment that works to quash the coronavirus — as the deadly disease continues to spread across the globe. Here’s a list of the most promising treatments and potential vaccines for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Remdesivir The experimental antiviral drug, made by Gilead Sciences, was […]

FDA approves expanded access to Wilmington company’s experimental Covid-19 therapy

By John George, Senior Reporter – Philadelphia Business Journal The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday granted NeuroRx and partner Relief Therapeutics an expanded access protocol for their experimental treatment of respiratory failure in Covid-19 patients. The action means Covid-19 patients who are not eligible to enroll in the ongoing phase-II/III clinical trials for the therapy because of […]