White House pushes COVID antiviral amid funding stalemate with Congress

About 20,000 pharmacies have Paxlovid available for people with prescriptions from a health care provider, but officials hope to soon ramp up to 40,000

By: - April 26, 2022 11:48 am
A microscopic image of human patient cells infected by the SARS-CoV2 virus.

This colorized scanning electron micrograph image shows a COVID-19 patient’s cell (green) heavily infected with SARS-CoV-2 virus particles (purple). (Courtesy of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.

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