Igor Ljapin, the Well being Fund’s head of public relations, informed ERR on Monday: “The medication has reached pharmacies, however we wish to stress as soon as once more that it is a prescription medication prescribed by a physician to sufferers in danger who’ve been identified with COVID-19.”
4 thousand packs of Paxlovid arrived within the nation in December however they took a number of weeks to achieve pharmacy cabinets.
Estonia bought the drug as a part of the EU’s joint procurement and negotiations took longer than anticipated.
The Well being Board’s Ragnar Vaiknemets informed ERR in the summertime that coronavirus may doubtlessly be reclassified as a standard infectious illness when Paxloiud and different medicines turn into broadly out there.
He stated viruses are categorized as “new and harmful infectious illnesses”, as COVID-19 at present is, as a result of there aren’t any broadly out there efficient therapies.
Ljapin stated one of the best ways to guard your self towards coronavirus remains to be vaccination.
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