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Foreign Minister Szijjártó: New Favipiravir Delivery Arrives from Japan

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.11.21.

Another delivery of 1 million tablets of medicine with the active ingredient favipiravir, a drug used to treat coronavirus patients, arrived in Hungary on Saturday, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said in a video posted on his social media page on Saturday.

Szijjártó said COVID-19 patients with symptoms who take medicines with favipiravir can prevent those symptoms from becoming more severe.

He stressed the importance of keeping inventories of the drug well-stocked, and said supplies of favipiravir are coming from Asia.

featured photo: illustration (Balázs Mohai/MTI)