Positive News of the Week
The UK approved a pill that treats Covid.The first pill designed to treat Covid-19 has been approved by the UK medicines regulator.
The drug – Molnupiravir – will be given to vulnerable patients who have recently been diagnosed with the disease.
In clinical trials Molnupiravir cuts the risk of hospitalisation or death by about half. The treatment was described as a ‘game changer’ by UK health secretary Sajid Javid.
November 7, 2021