COVID-19 Treatment

Our main goal is to provide up-to-date information and teaching slide decks focused on clinical trials and published data related to potential high-impact treatments of persons with COVID-19.
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Remdesivir Mechanism of Action Slide Set

The antiretroviral medication prodrug remdesivir inhibits SARS-CoV-2 RNA genome replication by targeting the viral RNA-dependent RNA polymerase (RdRp)  and inducing delayed chain termination. See the teaching slide side set for a visual summary of this process.

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This website was developed at the University of Washington and is produced by the University of Washington Infectious Diseases Education and Assessment (IDEA) Program.


David H. Spach, MD
David H. Spach, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
University of Washington
Gretchen Snoeyenbos Newman
Gretchen Snoeyenbos Newman, MD
Senior Fellow
Division of Infectious Diseases
University of Washington
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