URGENT: Japan health ministry panel approves Pfizer's oral COVID-19 pill

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A Japanese health ministry panel on Thursday approved the use of an oral COVID-19 pill developed by Pfizer Inc. Paxlovid, a combination of two antiviral drugs, nirmatrelvir and ritonavir, is set to become the second oral drug for mild coronavirus infections available in Japan.

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