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FDA gives nod for remdesivir for young children

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Washington – The US Food and Drug Administration has announced it has expanded approval of the Covid-19 drug remdesivir to treat patients as young as 28 days and weighing about 7 pounds. This is the first Covid-19 treatment approved for children younger than 12. To be eligible for treatment, the FDA said, children must be hospitalized or have mild to …

Tab.Paxlovid for covid treatment

WHO nod for Pfizer’s Covid-19 antiviral pill 

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Washington – The World Health Organization gave green light to use Pfizer Inc’s oral COVID-19 antiviral treatment in high-risk patients after an analysis of trial data by it showed the therapy dramatically cut the risk of hospitalization. The recommendation comes as thousands of people die of COVID-19 every week, despite a waning global infection rate. Of existing COVID-19 treatments, Pfizer’s PFE.N Paxlovid is by far …