Tag: Paxlovid

Over 170 Malaysians on Paxlovid fully recovered, no side effects reported

May 13, 2022

Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has announced that 173 COVID-19 patients have recovered fully as of May 9 after being administered Pfizer’s antiviral Paxlovid pills. “No side effects have been recorded by the patients either,” Khairy said. The patients had received the pills in mid-April. A total of 48,000 boxes of Pfizer’s Paxlovid pills for COVID-19 […]

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Pfizer’s potent antiviral treatment endorsed by WHO

April 22, 2022

The World Health Organization (WHO) has backed the use of Pfizer Inc’s (Pfizer) oral COVID-19 antiviral treatment, Paxlovid, in high-risk patients in the early stages of the disease, to avoid hospitalisation. However, WHO is quick to mention that existing COVID-19 treatments including intravenous and antibody treatments, are not to replace vaccination. The recommendation by WHO […]

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