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Pfizer to allow other companies to make its COVID-19 treatment pill

CA, 17 Nov 2021
Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has struck a deal to let generic drug manufacturers produce its experimental COVID-19 antiviral pill, in an effort to make treatments more accessible to lower-income countries.

Pfizer's antiviral pill is designed to stop the virus from replicating and trial data reportedly shows it provides a high chance of preventing hospitalization.

But as Crystal Goomansingh explains, the deal only involves about half of the world's population.

For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/8376742/pfizer-covid-19-pill-patent-wave/

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