Government Ready To Acquire COVID-19 Anti-Viral Pill Once Its Granted WHO Approval

The Ministry of Health has started negotiations with Pfizer to acquire the COVID-19 anti-viral pill, PAXLOVID, to treat severely ill patients. This, from Prime Minister, Dr. Keith Rowley.

The Prime Minister was asked to indicate if Government will be intervening to have significant doses of the new COVID-19 anti-viral drugs reserved from Merck and Pfizer for Trinidad and Tobago in the House of Representatives today, during Prime Minister’s Questions.

Dr. Rowley stressed that the country is awaiting approval from the World Health Organization (WHO) before introducing the drug for treatment.

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