The anti-Covid pill arrives in Italy
The anti-Covid pill has also arrived in Italy. Molnupiravir, produced by the pharmaceutical company Merck & Co., will be available from tomorrow, Tuesday, January 4 in our country. The Italian drug agency Aifa announced the authorization by the technical-scientific committee of this oral antiviral and the antiviral remedivir.
"Two drugs for the treatment of patients who are not hospitalized for Covid, ie who are slightly ill to moderate, with concomitant clinical conditions that represent specific risk factors for the development of a severe form," reads the official announcement of the drug. .
Molnupiravir is an oral antiviral which is suggested for use within five days of the onset of symptoms. It is the first authorized drug of its kind to treat Covid in Italy.