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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    More cash for Pharmac, to buy treatments for Covid-19

    More cash for Pharmac, to buy treatments for Covid-19


    The Government's giving the drug-buying agency 300-million dollars, to add to the suite of Covid medicines available in New Zealand.

    Pharmac has already secured molnupiravir , a tablet for people with mild to medium infections.

    Health Minister Andrew Little says the treatments will help cases recover more quickly.

    He says it'll mean a shorter stay for those in hospitals, and will help keep the pressure off.

    © 2022 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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