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Pfizer Says COVID-19 Pill Near 90% Effective in Final Analysis

Pfizer Inc on Tuesday said final analysis of its antiviral COVID-19 pill still showed near 90% efficacy in preventing hospitalizations and deaths in high-risk patients, and recent lab data suggests the drug retains its effectiveness against the fast spreading Omicron variant of the coronavirus. The U.S. drugmaker last month said […]

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Could This Be Our First Effective, Inexpensive, Widely Available Outpatient Treatment for COVID-19?

It’s fluvoxamine. This rarely used antidepressant, long off-patent, has quietly been going through high-quality clinical studies for treatment of COVID-19. It certainly won’t be endorsed or promoted by any deep-pocketed pharmaceutical company, but deserves some attention nonetheless. Here’s why I think we might finally be onto something with this “repurposed” drug, even […]

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Pfizer Says COVID Vaccine Highly Effective Against Delta Variant

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is highly effective against the Delta variant of COVID-19, a Pfizer official in Israel said on Thursday. First identified in India, Delta is becoming the globally dominant version of the coronavirus, according to the World Health Organization. “The data we have today, accumulating from […]

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