The UK has begun to use medications to treat COVID-19 instances before they become serious

People in the UK who are at increased risk of COVID-19 can now participate in the study of the first antiviral tablet for this virus that can be taken at home, while those who are classified as particularly susceptible can receive antibody infusions as soon as they test positive. Doctors had no therapies for COVID-19… Read More The UK has begun to use medications to treat COVID-19 instances before they become serious

South Korea approves emergency use of Pfizer’s coronavirus antiviral pill

South Korea authorised for emergency use Pfizer’s antiviral pills targeting COVID-19 as the first of its kind to be introduced in South Korea, the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said on Monday. South Korea restored tough distancing curbs last week after easing them in November, after a series of record daily new infections and… Read More South Korea approves emergency use of Pfizer’s coronavirus antiviral pill

South Africa’s Biovac to begin production of Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine in early 2022

South Africa’s Biovac Institute will start making Pfizer-BioNTech’s, COVID-19 vaccine early next year after receiving the drug substance from Europe, a Pfizer executive said on Monday. Biovac’s “fill and finish” deal with Pfizer, announced in July, will make it one of the few companies processing COVID-19 shots in Africa, where many countries have struggled to… Read More South Africa’s Biovac to begin production of Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine in early 2022

Pfizer signs $5.3billion U.S. deal for supply of ten million courses of coronavirus antiviral pill

Pfizer Inc said on Thursday it had signed a $5.29 billion deal with the U.S. government to deliver 10 million courses of its experimental COVID-19 antiviral drug, as the country rushes to secure promising oral treatments for the disease. The deal is roughly twice the size of the contract the U.S. government has with Merck… Read More Pfizer signs $5.3billion U.S. deal for supply of ten million courses of coronavirus antiviral pill

Pfizer says its antiviral pill cuts risk of severe coronavirus by 89%

Pfizer Inc’s experimental antiviral pill to treat COVID-19 cut by 89% the chance of hospitalization or death for adults at risk of severe disease, the company said on Friday, as its CEO vowed to make this promising new weapon in the fight against the pandemic available globally as quickly as possible. The trial’s results suggest… Read More Pfizer says its antiviral pill cuts risk of severe coronavirus by 89%

South Korea to purchase seventy thousand courses of Pfizer coronavirus antiviral pill

South Korea has agreed to buy 70,000 courses of Pfizer Inc’s experimental antiviral COVID-19 pill, the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said on Saturday. Pfizer on Friday said trial results showed that its Paxlovid pill reduced by 89% the risk of hospitalization or death in patients at high risk of severe illness within… Read More South Korea to purchase seventy thousand courses of Pfizer coronavirus antiviral pill

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern receives first shot of Pfizer coronavirus vaccine

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern received her first shot of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, as the country steps up efforts to inoculate its population. The Pacific island nation shut its borders and used tough lockdown measures to become one of the few countries to have virtually eliminated COVID-19 in the community, but the government… Read More New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern receives first shot of Pfizer coronavirus vaccine

Pfizer begins exportation of U.S.-made coronavirus vaccine to other countries

Pfizer Inc’s shipment of COVID-19 vaccine to Mexico this week includes doses made in its U.S. plant, the first of what are expected to be ongoing exports of its shots from the United States, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday. The vaccine shipment, produced at Pfizer’s Kalamazoo, Michigan plant, marks the first… Read More Pfizer begins exportation of U.S.-made coronavirus vaccine to other countries