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Risk of re-infection with Covid-19 after taking anti-viral drug Paxlovid – VnExpress

AmericaMany people after being treated for Covid-19 with the antiviral drug Paxlovid are re-infected but do not know because they do not show symptoms. Dr. Michael Charness, Boston Veterans Administration Medical Center, USA, and colleagues collaborated with a team at Columbia University to look at cases of reinfection with SARS-CoV-2 after treatment with Paxlovid. They […]

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Covid-19 cools down

The number of infections, severe cases and deaths in provinces and cities tends to decrease day by day, Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Truong Son said that “the epidemic is under control”. The Emergency Department, Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases, these two days are less rushed than during the most stressful time in January. The department […]

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The Ministry of Health “fixes” the lowest price of molnupiravir at VND 8,675 a pill

On February 23, the Drug Administration of Vietnam, the Ministry of Health, announced the selling price of three Vietnamese-made molnupiravir drugs, the lowest price was 8,675 VND/tablet. Answer VnExpress, a representative of the Drug Administration of Vietnam confirmed the information and said that this is a routine activity on drug prices. Information on drug prices […]

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Pfizer says Covid-19 pill works for Omicron

AmericaPharmaceutical company Pfizer on January 18 said that the Covid-19 treatment pill Paxlovid was effective against the Omicron strain. According to Pfizer, three laboratory studies show that the main ingredient in its antiviral drug is nirmatrelvir, an inhibitor that prevents the virus from replicating, is effective against the Omicron variant. The scientists tested nirmatrelvir against […]

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Detects more than 5,400 F0 after screening test

Ho Chi Minh CityAfter a month of implementing the campaign to protect people in risk groups, the city recorded 5,437 F0 through rapid screening tests, accounting for 0.8%. According to the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health, after the medical stations assessed, 4,670 F0 were isolated at home, of which 4,471 people were eligible […]