Canada has approved Pfizer’s COVID-19 oral antiviral treatment – CBC

COVID-19 pandemic in Canada

Travelers talk to a customs officer behind a “Mask Required” sign at Pearson International Airport during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Dec. 18, 2021. (REUTERS/Carlo Allegri)

OTTAWA — Canada has approved Pfizer Inc.’s COVID-19 oral antiviral treatment, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp said on Monday, citing sources, and said an announcement could be made later in the day.

Ottawa said last month that it had signed a deal with Pfizer for a million doses of the drug, pending approval by federal health regulators.


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