Ambulatory Treatments of Covid-19

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Providence Grand Rounds


covid-19; washington; everett


Dr. Diaz became an important leader in the COVID-19 pandemic by treating “patient zero,” the first known patient to be hospitalized with symptoms of the novel coronavirus in the United States. He enrolled this first patient and 139 more in clinical trials testing the use of the antiviral drug remdesivir. Diaz was the principal investigator for clinical trials with remdesivir and author on three articles published in the New England Journal of Medicine: “This drug is now part of the standard of care for treatment of patients with COVID-19 pneumonia in the U.S," Diaz said.

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