Sucre receives batch of retroviral to fight covid-19

Poor countries will lag behind in immunizing their populations. Reference / file

A new shipment of Favipiravir arrived in Sucre state on Monday, April 5, as part of the fight against Covid-19 in the region, Governor Edwin Rojas reported during a special radio and television broadcast.

The regional president stressed that the new batch contains the amount of 800 doses of the antiviral, which will be distributed to the Antonio Patricio de Alcalá University Hospital (HUAPA), in Cumaná, and in the Carúpano hospital, Santos Aníbal Dominicci.

He also assured that with the arrival of these drugs to the state of Sucre, the treatment approved by the Presidential Commission for Control and Prevention in the country is guaranteed to patients who go to these health centers and have moderate and serious conditions.

Favipiravir is the first antiviral approved by health authorities in Russia as a treatment against COVID-19, and it reaches the nation through the binational agreements established to preserve the health of the people of Venezuela, according to the press release of the government.



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