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Pfizer’s COVID-19 pills are 88% effective — Kilani

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AMMAN — Head of the Jordan Pharmacists Association Zeid Kilani on Friday said that Pfizer’s COVID-19 pills are 88 percent effective and will be administered to the elderly and immunocompromised, according to Al-Rai.اضافة اعلان

Kilani added that the drug prevents severe symptoms from manifesting in patients as well as preventing hospitalization.

In an interview with Al-Mamlaka TV, Kilani said “this medicine kills the virus and prevents its spread in the body,” but should be taken during the early days of infection.  He said the demand on the medicine is very high.


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