Biden: 250,000 treatment courses of Pfizer anti-viral due in January

1 min read

– U.S. President Joe Biden said on Wednesday that 250,000 treatment courses of Pfizer’s newly authorized COVID-19 anti-viral drug will be available in January from the 10 million courses the United States had pre-purchased.

Biden said in a statement that his administration would work with states to ensure the treatments are distributed equitably and that hardest-hit communities are reached.

(Reporting by Paul Grant; Editing by Tim Ahmann)