An effective antiviral treatment that could be taken at home could be a pandemic game changer, saving lives and relieving pressure on overburdened hospitals. Though there are numerous safe and effective vaccines to prevent Covid-19, there are few options to actually treat someone who has it. Now, big pharmaceuticals are working to change that and looking to get their pills to global markets.

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Why Covid Antiviral Pills Are The Next Big Race For Drug Companies | Forbes