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A study found that Remdesivir, an anti-viral drug produced by Gilead Sciences, reduced the fatality rate by 62%.
The drug in question has been tipped as a potential treatment for the coronavirus for several months, and the findings from the latest study boosted market sentiment.
Asian markets ripping higher. Chinese stocks resume their epic rally. pic.twitter.com/TsFRlvIuOI