Association of Remdesivir Treatment With Survival, Length of Hospital Stay Among US Veterans Hospitalized With COVID-19

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What The Study Did: In this observational study using data from the Veterans Health Administration for 2,344 U.S. veterans hospitalized with COVID-19, remdesivir treatment was associated with prolonged hospitalization but wasn’t associated with improved survival.

Authors: Michael E. Ohl, M.D., M.S.P.H., of the Carver College of Medicine at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, is the corresponding author.



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