Publisher: The Arkansas Democrat Gazette

FDA policy eases access to covid pill as infections climb

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WASHINGTON — Pharmacists may prescribe the leading covid-19 pill directly to patients under a new U.S. policy announced Wednesday that’s intended to expand use of Pfizer’s drug Paxlovid. The Food and Drug Administration said pharmacists may begin screening patients to see if they are eligible for Paxlovid and then prescribe the medication, which has been… Read More