While an agency analysis did find signs of Covid “rebound,” the drug significantly reduces hospitalizations and deaths, researchers said.
A new drug quashes all coronavirus variants. But regulatory hurdles and a lack of funding make it unlikely to reach the U.S. market anytime soon.
The emergency expires in May, complicating access to tests and treatment in the U.S.
Los expertos dicen que tomar este antiviral ayuda a evitar algunos síntomas persistentes de covid y la hospitalización. Pero los malentendidos impiden que más personas tomen el fármaco.
Some people who had taken the antiviral medication experienced a recurrence of Covid symptoms after their infection appeared to have cleared up.
The research looked at patients who qualified for the antiviral through age or health conditions. Those who took it shortly after infection were 26 percent less likely to have symptoms 90 days later.
El aumento de la subvariante BA.5 es un recordatorio de que debemos tomar precauciones para evitar enfermarnos, desacelerar el ciclo implacable de nuevas variantes y minimizar la interrupción de nuestra vida diaria.
The BA.5 surge is a reminder that we need to take precautions to avoid illness, slow the relentless cycle of new variants and minimize the disruption to our daily lives.
There is no universal definition of the complex condition, but clues about causes and potential treatments are beginning to emerge.