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(FILES) This file photograph taken on April 8, 2020, shows vials of the drug ‘remdesivir’ during a press conference concerning the start of a study with the Ebola drug to treat severely ill patients afflicted with coronavirus COVID-19, at The University Hospital Eppendorf (UKE) in Hamburg, northern Germany, amidst the global pandemic. – The European Medicines Agency said June 25, 2020, that it has recommended authorising the use of anti-viral drug remdesivir to treat the new coronavirus. “Remdesivir is the first medicine against COVID-19 to be recommended for authorisation in the EU,” the agency said, adding that the recommendation still needs approval from the European Commission. (Photo by Ulrich Perrey / POOL / AFP)

Britain and Germany said Wednesday they had sufficient stocks of remdesivir, the first drug to be shown to be relatively effective in treating COVID-19, and of which the United States has bought almost all supply.

The US government announced this week that…

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