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Lack of awareness over COVID-19 antiviral pill causing barrier to access: experts

11 Apr 2022 2:00 PM | Contact Us (Administrator)

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“If we target the right patients, we only need to treat 25 patients to prevent one hospitalization,” said Goyal.

He explained that treating that many patients is not a lot, if it can prevent one hospitalization and possibly admission to an ICU, which could cost the healthcare system a lot more money and resources.

“Not only can we prevent hospitalizations, but we can actually save money for the system as well,” said Goyal.

“I want to give this drug to as many patients as possible, who are at high risk, and so I definitely think increasing awareness among our patients as well as healthcare providers (would be) helpful.”

Read the Global News article here.

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