The best way to fight COVID-19 is to avoid getting it in the first place. That means wearing a well-fitting mask, keeping gatherings small and outdoors if possible and getting vaccinated (including a booster dose if eligible.) But the virus is still spreading widely, so even if you do follow every safety protocol you still might become infected, and […]
This week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized two oral antiviral treatments for COVID-19 disease.
Today, an expert panel of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) endorsed the use of the Merck antiviral drug molnupiravir for treatment of symptomatic COVID-19 in test-confirmed patients with high risk conditions. The FDA has not yet authorized the treatment.