6,000 people needed for a Covid-19 antiviral drug study

The NHS is looking for people over the age of 50 or with an underlying health condition who test positive for Covid-19 to sign up for a study into antiviral drugs.

Researchers need at least 6,000 more people by the end of January in a bid to help those who would benefit from the drugs in the future when contracting the virus.

Dr Nighat Arif told Alicia more.

Tanya Francis 25th January 2022


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