Pfizer gets FDA greenlight for first Covid-19 pill Paxlovid

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Pfizer gets FDA greenlight for first Covid-19 pill Paxlovid

The US Food and Drug Administration recently allowed Pfizer Inc to market its first Covid-19 pill that will enable the newly infected patients to take the treatment at home.

*It is an important development in reducing hospitalizations and death, according to global experts. Researchers expect Paxlovid could even be effective against the Omicron variant! On that note lets get to know more about this pill.

*The company said that the Paxlovid pill would be available at pharmacies and hospitals across the US in the coming days.

*The pill will be given to individuals at high risk from the disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said people 65-years-old and above - and people with diabetes and chronic lung disease are the high-risk groups.

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