Remember back in the early days of COVID when we knew little about the disease and had nothing to treat it with? Remdesivir (brand name Veklury®) seemed promising for a while, but as I wrote last year:
- Its effect was modest, at best.
- It's an IV solution, not a pill, which would be quite an advantage
- It's a bitch to make.
But, just like molnupiravir (aka EIDD-2801), which has made it as far as...