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Pfizer seeks emergency use authorization for Paxlovid COVID-19 pill – Statement

Washington, Nov 16 (UNI/Sputnik) US pharmaceutical company Pfizer said on Tuesday that it requested the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) to issue emergency use authorization for its Paxlovid COVID-19 medication.
"Pfizer Inc. today announced it is seeking Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of its investigational oral antiviral candidate, PAXLOVID™ (PF-07321332; ritonavir), for the treatment of mild to moderate COVID-19 in patients at increased risk of hospitalizations or death," the statement read.
Paxlovid could be prescribed as an at-home treatment to high-risk patients.
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