The United States approves the first oral anti-Corona drug


On Wednesday, US health authorities approved the first anti-coronavirus drug that can be taken at home orally to avoid complications from the virus.


The long-awaited discovery of the drug comes at a time when the United States is witnessing a rise in injuries and deaths caused by Corona.

And amid health officials warning of a tsunami of new infections caused by the Omicron virus.

And the Associated Press reported that the US Food and Drug Administration has approved the drug, which was produced by Pfizer, for use by adults and children aged 12 or older.

Those who have tested positive for coronavirus are at risk of hospitalization.


The agency added that the drug called “Paxlovid” is a faster and cheaper way to treat early corona infection, although the initial supplies of the drug will be very limited.