[Ip-health] EU deal with Gilead

Ella Weggen ella.weggen at wemos.nl
Wed Jul 29 11:58:41 PDT 2020


https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-07-29/eu-gilead-reach-deal-on-supply-of-antiviral-drug-remdesivir


The European Union reached an agreement with Gilead Sciences Inc.<https://www.bloomberg.com/quote/GILD:US> for supplies of the company’s antiviral drug remdesivir to combat the coronavirus.

The European Commission signed a 63 million-euro ($74 million) contract with Gilead for batches of Veklury -- the brand name for remdesivir -- to be made available to EU countries and the U.K. starting in early August.

The deal will ensure the treatment of around 30,000 patients with “severe” Covid-19 symptoms, the commission, the 27-nation EU’s executive arm, said in an emailed statement on Wednesday in Brussels.



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