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NRx Pharmaceuticals Presents Evidence ZYESAMI™ (aviptadil) Helps Prevent “Cytokine Storm” in Patients with COVID-19

Sudden Rise in Inflammatory Cytokines (IL-6) Associated with Death in COVID-19 and Other Forms of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Data from Randomized Phase 2b/3 Trial Shows Patients Treated with ZYESAMI™ are Significantly Less Likely to Experience IL-6 Cytokine Rise, and Have Improved Survival and Recovery from Respiratory Failure, Compared to Patients Receiving Placebo Data Have […]

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 […]

RLF-100 (aviptadil) clinical trial showed rapid recovery from respiratory failure and inhibition of coronavirus replication in human lung cells

CISION PR Newswire – Rapid recovery of patients on ventilators and ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation) was seen in patients with severe medical comorbidities after three days of treatment with RLF-100 under FDA Emergency Use IND authorization at multiple clinical sites – Aviptadil is being developed as the first COVID therapeutic to block replication of the […]