And for oral COVID-19 therapies, timing is critical

Studies show one drug, Pfizer’s Paxlovid, is nearly 90% effective at keeping mildly or moderately infected patients out of the hospital. Doctors believe this medication — taken over five days at home, similar to TamiFlu, a prescription treatment for influenza — could be transformative for patients. But it isn’t appropriate for everyone, and the supply has been limited to date.  Read the Full Article.