Medical Health Cluster


Thousands more patients to access second ground-breaking antiviral

Thousands more vulnerable people are eligible to receive the UK’s second antiviral Paxlovid, which has been added to the PANORAMIC national study. Paxlovid reduced the risk of hospitalisation or death by 88% in clinical trials and is already available directly through the NHS to highest-risk patients The UK has procured […]

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Federal Government Buys Thousands of Bebtelovimab Doses

The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has purchased 600 000 treatment courses of bebtelovimab—a monoclonal antibody that research shows effectively treats the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant. Omicron is currently responsible for almost all COVID-19 cases in the US, according to an HHS statement. “We want to make sure if an […]

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