FDA authorized the first COVID-19 pill

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There is now a pill to treat symptoms of COVID-19 this week the FDA approved Pfizer’s pill under emergency use authorization. The pill made by Pfizer is called Paxlovid. This drug is only available through prescription from your doctor.

The FDA says this drug is best for people to take if they just tested positive for COVID-19 and over the age of 12 along with weighing over 88 pounds.