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Coronavirus: Medical Treatments

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 18858, tabled on 15 June 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department's plans to expand the eligibility for antivirals to include patients that remain at moderate to high risk of developing severe covid-19.

Answered on

24 June 2022

The PANORAMIC national study is gathering further evidence on which patients would benefits most from oral antiviral treatments for COVID-19. The results from this study inform clinical policy on access to these treatments through the National Health Service, including any expansion of the eligible patient cohorts.

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