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Coronavirus: Drugs

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 49112, tabled on 14 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has (a) funded or (b) has plans to fund the development of the antiviral treatment for covid-19 Pfizer’s PF-07321332/Ritonavir.

Answered on

11 October 2021

We have monitored company trials and development of a number of antivirals including Pfizer’s PF-07321332/Ritonavir but are not funding development. We are in contact with a number of manufacturers to ensure that United Kingdom patients have access to COVID-19 antivirals as evidence emerges.

Interests declared
The Member has declared that they have interests which may be relevant to the subject matter of this question.