Coronavirus: Hong Kong looking to procure the world’s first Covid-19 pill

Published Oct 02 2021 at 11:35 AM GMT
  • Hong Kong is in the process of securing the world’s first Covid-19 pill, which the manufacturers claim can cut hospitalisations and deaths by half.
  • Sources told the Post that health authorities planned to buy hundreds of courses of the antiviral medication, which made headlines on Friday after pharmaceutical giant MSD and its partner Ridgeback Biotherapeutics released promising results from their trials.
  • The trials involved 775 adults with mild to moderate Covid-19 who were randomly picked from….



  • Published Oct 2, 2021 11:35 AM GMT