Government to procure two million Favipiravir anti-viral tablets

 Government to procure two million Favipiravir anti-viral tablets

Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in hospital. Photo: pxhere. CC0.



Thailand’s Government Pharmaceutical Organization (GPO) has recently entered into contract negotiations to procure one million tablets of Favipiravir, and anti-viral drug used in the treatment of COVID-19 patients, and is negotiating for the purchase of another million tablets, Disease Control Department Director-General Dr. Opas Karnkavinpong said today (Sunday).

He assured that there are still about 500,000 tablets available, which is sufficient to meet the current demand of about 10,000 tablets a day.

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By Thai PBS World



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