UK Approves Covid-19 Pill That Can Be Taken At Home

Jesse Williams

By Jesse Williams

Jesse Williams

4 Nov 2021

The United Kingdom has become the first country to approve the use of the anti-COVID pill molnupiravir.

Described as a “game changer” by health and social care secretary Sajid Javid the drug has been licensed for use treating adults with “mild to moderate” COVID-19 who are at risk of developing severe disease as a result of pre-existing health conditions.

“This antiviral will be an excellent addition to our armoury against COVID-19, and it remains vital everyone comes forward for their life-saving COVID-19 vaccine – particularly those eligible for a booster – to ensure as many people as possible are protected over the coming months,” he said.

The tablet will be given twice a day to vulnerable patients recently diagnosed with the disease. szerencsejáték zrt sportfogadás

The first antiviral medication for Covid which can be taken as a pill rather than injected or given intravenously the UK has agreed 480,000 courses of molnupiravir with the first deliveries expected in November. gaminator hack apk download

MHRA chief executive, June Raine, spoke on the pills wider implications:

“This is important, because it means it can be administered outside of a hospital setting, before Covid-19 has progressed to a severe stage.”