Israel approves emergency use of Pfizer’s edible COVID-19 treatment


▲ Oral Corona 19 treatment pill ‘Paxrovid’

Israel has approved emergency use for an edible COVID-19 treatment.

The Israeli Ministry of Health announced that it is safe to use Paxrovid, an oral COVID-19 treatment pill developed by pharmaceutical company Pfizer.

“Patients at high risk of complications from COVID-19 should take this drug within 3 to 5 days after symptoms appear,” the Ministry of Health said in a statement.

The Ministry of Health has signed a purchase agreement with Pfizer, but did not comment on the quantity, Times of Israel reported.

On the 22nd, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved emergency use for ‘Paxrovid’.

(Photo=Courtesy of Pfizer, Yonhap News)

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