Egypt's Minister of Health and Population Hala Zayed announced that the country has ordered its first batch of Gilead's remdesivir, approved by the FDA as part of a new treatment protocol against the coronavirus, Egypt Independent reported on Sunday.
Zayed said that Egypt's updated treatment protocols are always followed up with the World Health Organization (WHO).
She had said previously that the WHO would cover the costs for Egypt's first remdesivir batch.
Zayed further noted that her ministry is continuing experimenting with plasma therapy to treat coronavirus patients.
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