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2 million Favipiravir tablets arrive from Japan, 1m more expected next month


The Government Pharmaceutical Organisation (GPO) on Monday said that 2 million Favipiravir tablets procured from Japan had arrived in Thailand. The drug has been imported for treating Covid-19 patients.

The GPO added that another million tablets would arrive in May, and would be distributed to medical places nationwide as fast as possible.

The GPO said that 2 or 3 million tablets were in the procurement process.

Treatment of each Covid-19 patient requires up to 70 tablets of Favipiravir, the GPO explained.

2 million Favipiravir tablets arrive from Japan, 1m more expected next month 2 million Favipiravir tablets arrive from Japan, 1m more expected next month

Published : April 26, 2021

By : The Nation