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Pfizer’s Paxlovid (nirmatrelvir tablets and ritonavir tablets

FDA authorizes first oral antiviral for treatment of COVID-19

FDA authorizes first oral antiviral for treatment of COVID-19

WASHINGTON— U.S. health regulators on Wednesday authorized the first pill against COVID-19, a Pfizer drug that Americans will be able to take at home to head off the worst effects of the virus. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for Pfizer’s Paxlovid (nirmatrelvir tablets and ritonavir tablets, co-packaged for