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Paxlovid ‘last drug in the cupboard’ for Covid as variants in Australia evade other treatments

New study finds most medications are ineffective against strains currently circulating but full vaccination still offers protection

The antiviral Paxlovid is the “last drug left in the cupboard” to treat people vulnerable to severe disease and death from Covid-19, a leading virologist says.

The message from Associate Prof Stuart Turville is particularly concerning given the variants circulating now are adept at evading antibodies.

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