Covid-19 antiviral available to more
Thousands more vulnerable people are eligible to receive the UK’s second antiviral Paxlovid
Thousands more vulnerable people in England are now eligible to receive the UK’s second oral antiviral treatment for COVID-19. The study is open to adults over the age of 50 or those aged 18 to 49 with an underlying health condition that can increase the risk of developing severe COVID-19, who have received a positive COVID-19 test result, and who are experiencing symptoms that started in the previous 5 days.
Further information on eligibility for the national study can be found on the PANORAMIC website: www.panoramictrial.org If you receive a positive test for Covid and believe you may be eligible for the study, you can self-resister via the study website.
To read the full press release: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/thousands-more-patients-to-access-second-ground-breaking-antiviral