UK to start rolling out Pfizer virus pill

By Alistair Smout
Updated January 28 2022 - 4:51pm, first published 4:49pm
The UK health ministry says Pfizer's antiviral treatment Paxlovid will be available in February.

The United Kingdom will start rolling out Pfizer's COVID-19 pill to vulnerable people next month, the health ministry says, targeting the treatment at people with compromised immune systems for whom the vaccine can be less effective.

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