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Q&A On Paxlovid, Pfizer’s COVID-19 Oral Antiviral

For much of the COVID-19 pandemic, there were few effective treatments — and no easy-to-take oral pill to treat infection with SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.  That changed when the Food and Drug Administration authorized Paxlovid, an antiviral pill made by Pfizer, at the end of 2021. The drug had posted impressive results in a randomized controlled trial, which […]