The role of remdesivir in South Africa: preventing COVID-19 deaths through increasing ICU capacity

By  Brooke Nichols  Lise Jamieson  Sabrina RC Zhang, Gabriella A Rao, Sheetal Silald, Juliet R.C. Pulliam  Professor Ian Sanne  Dr Gesine Meyer-Rath  |  | 

Countries such as South Africa have limited intensive care unit (ICU) capacity to handle the expected number of COVID-19 patients requiring ICU care. Remdesivir can prevent deaths in countries such as South Africa by decreasing the number of days people spend in ICU, therefore freeing up ICU bed capacity.

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Oxford University Press for the Infectious Diseases Society of America
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2020
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