for people ages 12 years and up (full criteria)
at San Francisco, California and other locations
study started
estimated completion



The primary objectives of this study are to evaluate the efficacy of remdesivir (RDV) in reducing the rate of of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) related hospitalization or all-cause death in non-hospitalized participants with early stage COVID-19 and to evaluate the safety of RDV administered in an outpatient setting.

Official Title

A Phase 3 Randomized, Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Remdesivir (GS-5734™) Treatment of COVID-19 in an Outpatient Setting


COVID-19 RDV Remdesivir (RDV)


You can join if…

Open to people ages 12 years and up

  • Willing and able to provide written informed consent, (individuals ≥ 18 years of age) or assent (individuals ≥ 12 and < 18 years of age) prior to performing study procedures. Individuals age ≥ 18 years may be enrolled with the consent of a legal representative where permitted according to local law and approved nationally and by the relevant institutional review board (IRB) or independent ethics committee (IEC). For individuals ≥ 12 and < 18 years of age, a parent or legal guardian must be willing and able to provide written informed consent prior to performing study procedures
  • Either:
  • Age ≥ 18 years (at all sites) or aged ≥ 12 and < 18 years of age weighing ≥ 40 kg (where permitted according to local law and approved nationally and by the relevant IRB or IEC with at least 1 pre-existing risk factor for progression to hospitalization (chronic lung disease, hypertension, cardiovascular or cerebrovascular disease, diabetes, obesity (body mass index ≥ 30), immunocompromised, chronic mild or moderate kidney disease, chronic liver disease, current cancer, or sickle cell disease)
  • OR aged ≥ 60 years
  • SARS-CoV-2 infection confirmed by molecular diagnosis (nucleic acid (polymerase chain reaction (PCR) or antigen testing) ≤ 4 days prior to screening
  • Presence of ≥ 1 symptom(s) consistent with COVID-19 for ≤ 7 days prior to randomization
  • Not currently requiring hospitalization (hospitalization defined as ≥ 24 hours of acute care)

You CAN'T join if...

  • Participation in any other clinical trial of an experimental treatment and prevention for COVID-19
  • Prior hospitalization for COVID-19
  • Treatment with other agents with actual or possible direct antiviral activity against SARS-CoV-2 or administration of any SARS-CoV-2 (or COVID-19) vaccine
  • Requiring oxygen supplementation

Note: Other protocol defined Inclusion/Exclusion criteria may apply.


  • UCSF Medical Center
    San Francisco California 94143 United States
  • Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 2425 Geary Blvd
    San Francisco California 94115 United States
  • Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 1200 El Camino Real
    San Francisco California 94080 United States


in progress, not accepting new patients
Start Date
Completion Date
Gilead Sciences
Phase 3
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