Bruce Y. Lee, MD, on the FDA’s Emergency Authorization of Remdesivir
In this podcast, Dr Lee discusses available data on the use of remdesivir for the treatment of severe COVID-19, and how the FDA's emergency authorization of remdesivir will impact the care of hospitalized patients with severe COVID-19 as the pandemic progresses.
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Bruce Y. Lee, MD, MBA, is a professor of Health Policy Management at the City University of New York, and an internationally-recognized expert in infectious disease, epidemic, and pandemic response, prevention, and control.