Drugs mentioned by President Trump 1) Remdesivir delivers via intravenous infusion, developed by Gilead Sciences ($GILD). Remdesivir is nucleotide analogue that inhibits RNA dependent RNA polymerase. 2) Chloroquine is an antimalarial with antiviral activity. It works by interfering with viral entry by changing the acidity inside of the cell, it inhibits SARS-CoV2 co-receptor. Chloroquine is developed by Rising Pharmaceutical which was acquired by ACETO corp (ACET) 3) Hydroxychloroquine related to chloroquine. Vitro studies suggested higher potency than chloroquine. Maker of hydroxychloroquine is Mylan ($MYL) 4) Hydroxychloroquine and Azithromycin. France is currently enrolling 50 confitmed COVID19 patents on a combo Hydroxychloroquine and Azithromycin therapy. Azithromycin is generic name for Zithromax, which developed by Pfizer ($PFE ), however generic azithromycin is also marketed by Teva pharmaceutical ($TEVA)
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