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Pfizer says its antiviral COVID-19 pill reduces the risk of hospitalization and death by 89%.

The company announced the positive results of a major trial involving the pill on Friday, adding that it's now going straight to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for approval.

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The U.K. has authorized the use of a pill to treat COVID-19.

The country approved a new drug from pharmaceutical company Merck known as molnupiravir on Thursday, making it the first antiviral COVID-19 treatment that you can take orally.

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What if you didn't have to worry about getting super sick with COVID-19? What if you could just take a pill at the first sign of infection, and then move on with your day?

That's the dream behind a new wave of drugs that are being tested right now, as three big pharma companies appear to be closing in on a morning after COVID pill that you can take at home.

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