Which drugs are effective for pediatric coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)?

Updated: Oct 10, 2021
  • Author: Ayesha Mirza, MD; Chief Editor: David J Cennimo, MD, FAAP, FACP, FIDSA, AAHIVS  more...
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As of October 22, 2020, remdesivir, an antiviral agent, is the only drug approved for treatment of COVID-19. [8] Numerous antiviral agents and immunotherapies are being investigated as potential therapies. [66, 67, 68]

For more information on investigational drugs and biologics being evaluated for COVID-19, see Treatment of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Investigational Drugs and Other Therapies.


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