Avigan® Shows Promising Results in Treatment of COVID Patients in Japan

DUBAI — September 23, 2020 – Healthcare solutions provider Global Response Aid (GRA) and Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories (NYSE: RDY) announced that the anti-viral drug Avigan® produced promising results in a single-blinded, placebo-controlled Phase 3 clinical study conducted in Japan with the sponsorship of FujiFilm Toyama Chemical.

Patients who received Avigan® recovered from COVID-19 symptoms 2.8 days earlier, on average, compared with the control group. Analysis showed patients had a statistically significant higher probability to recover when administered Avigan® compared with the patients not receiving the drug.  [Read more]

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