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Pfizer reports combined sales of $15 billion for Covid vaccine and antiviral treatment in first quarter

Albert Bourla, chief executive officer of Pfizer pharmaceutical company, arrives to ring the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange. Drew Angerer | Getty Images Pfizer beat on its top and bottom line in its first quarter earnings report after booking strong sales of its Covid vaccine and oral antiviral treatment. The pharmaceutical giant’s […]

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Merck sold $3.2 billion of its Covid oral antiviral treatment, driving first-quarter revenue growth

Medicine pill is seen with Merck logo and words ‘Molnupiravir’ and ‘COVID-19’ displayed on a screen in the background in this illustration photo taken in Poland on November 5, 2021. Jakub Porzycki | NurPhoto | Getty Images Merck sold $3.2 billion of its oral antiviral treatment for Covid in the first quarter, fueling strong revenue […]

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Pfizer to supply 4 million Covid antiviral treatments to poorer nations through UNICEF

Paxlovid, a Pfizer’s coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pill, is seen manufactured in Ascoli, Italy, in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters on November 16, 2021. Pfizer | Handout | via Reuters Pfizer will supply up to 4 million courses of its oral Covid-19 treatment to dozens of poorer nations under an agreement with the United […]

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People who test positive for Covid can receive antiviral pills at pharmacies for free, Biden says

Paxlovid, a Pfizer’s coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pill, is seen manufactured in Ascoli, Italy, in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters on November 16, 2021. Pfizer | Handout | via Reuters President Joe Biden on Tuesday said the Americans who test positive for Covid-19 can receive antiviral pills for free at local pharmacies and community […]

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Give New York priority for COVID antiviral treatments, Schumer tells feds

With demand vastly outweighing supply, President Biden should make sure the two treatments okayed by the Food and Drug Administration last month, Merck’s Molnupiravir and Pfizer’s Paxlovid, go where they’re needed most, the New York Democrat and Senate Majority Leader said. Read more here New York Daily News

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FDA authorizes Pfizer’s Covid treatment pill, the first oral antiviral drug cleared during the pandemic

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Covid breakthrough: UK to roll out antiviral pill through drug trial this month

BRITAIN will start to roll out Merck’s molnupiravir COVID-19 antiviral pill through a drug trial later this month, Susan Hopkins, Chief Medical Adviser at the UK Health Security Agency said on Sunday. Read more here Daily Express :: UK Feed

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Covid latest: Antiviral drugs to fight virus secured for UK ‘new defence in our arsenal’

CORONAVIRUS update: Health Secretary Sajid Javid announced in the press conference today – Wednesday, October 20 – that two new antivirals have been secured for Britain. Read more here Daily Express :: Health Feed