Tennessee gets first shipment of oral antiviral COVID drugs

NASHVILLE — Tennessee has received its first shipments of oral antiviral treatments for COVID-19, the Tennessee Department of Health said on Thursday. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued an emergency use authorization for two oral COVID-19 treatments: Paxlovid by Pfizer and molnupiravir by Merck. The U.S. government is buying the pills from Merck and Pfizer and […]


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