Antiviral medicine Molnupiravir delivered to regions - Liashko

Antiviral medicine Molnupiravir delivered to regions - Liashko

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The Ministry of Health has distributed the antiviral medicine Molnupiravir to the regions of Ukraine.

Minister of Health Viktor Liashko said at a briefing on Monday, according to an Ukrinform correspondent.

"The country has received the medicine Molnupiravir for the treatment of COVID-19 and it has already been delivered to the regions. The medicine can be prescribed only by doctors for patients at risk, ie: the elderly; people with chronic diseases," Liashko said.

He has noted that Molnupiravir is prescribed to prevent the transition from mild to moderate or severe COVID-19 and reduce the likelihood of hospitalization or death.

Read also: Ukraine reports 13,562 new COVID-19 cases

According to Liashko, Molnupiravir is prohibited for sale in pharmacies in Ukraine, it can only be obtained from a doctor for free.

As reported, Ukraine received 135,000 courses of Molnupiravir.

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