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New York City to Provide Free Antiviral Pills Against COVID-19

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New York City will provide free antiviral pills, home-delivered, to people who test positive and are at higher risk from Covid-19, Mayor Eric Adams announced on Sunday.

“We want to make sure that no one with Covid has to move throughout the city,” Adams said at a press briefing in the Bronx. “We want you to take advantage of this.”

Both oral anti-viral medications approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration — paxlovid from Pfizer Inc. and molnupiravir from Merck & Co. — will be available in limited quantities, according a City Hall press release. They will be delivered in partnership with Alto Pharmacy.

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