The United States has launched a new and innovative program called Test And Treat. This program intends to solve one of the most immediate problems with Covid-19 cases: the prevention of symptomatic progression by taking drugs in a timely manner. Antiviral drugs must be used early in an infection to reduce disease outcomes. At present, to receive Covid-19 treating drugs, a patient must test positive, go to a doctor, receive a prescription, and fill the prescription at a pharmacy, all of which could take days or even weeks.
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