Covid-19: Pfizer to allow developing nations to make its treatment pill | BBC News


US drug company Pfizer has penned a deal to allow its experimental Covid-19 treatment pill to be made and sold in 95 developing nations.

The deal with the UN-backed Medicines Patent Pool not-for-profit could make the treatment available to 53% of the world’s population.

But it excludes several countries that have had large Covid-19 outbreaks, including Brazil.

Pfizer says the pill lessens the risk of severe disease in vulnerable adults.

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