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Medical ethics committee approves of anti-Covid drug Lagevrio

Ljubljana – Slovenia’s national medical ethics committee has no reservations towards Lagevrio, a medicine also known as molnupiravir. The committee maintains that the drug brings significant progress in fighting the coronavirus epidemic, as it prevents a severe course of Covid-19 or death.

Pfizer Vaccine is Now Recommended for Children aged 5 to 11

The Commission for Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EDA) has recommended that the use of the Comirnaty vaccine by Biontech / Pfizer against COVID-19 be given to children aged 5 to 11 years.

The vaccine is already used on children that are 12 years old.

Prof. Ilko Getov: Bulgarians will have Access to Anti-Covid Drugs in Tablet Form

Breakthrough in drugs against COVID-19 by oral administration, in tablet form. At this stage we have two such molecules - one is molnupiravir, the other ritonavir. This was commented in "The day begins" Prof. Ilko Getov, Bulgarian representative in the European Medicines Agency.

Clinical trials have been conducted that show the drugs have excellent efficacy, he said.

Completed Vaccination Course Prevents Severe COVID-19 even when Infected with the Delta Variant

The completed vaccination course, with any of the EU-approved vaccines, provides a high level of protection against the severe course of the disease and death caused by SARS-CoV-2, including infection with the Delta variant of the virus. This was announced by the Bulgarian Ministry of Health.

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) estimates the use of Pfizer for ages five to 11

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has announced that it will analyze data, including the results from an ongoing study, for a vaccine distributed under the name "Comirnaty". It is already approved for children older than 12 in the USA and the EU.