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Is Favilavir a Miracle Antiviral?

Pictured is an infographic developed by the FDA to explain the drug approval process.  Favilavir has not yet been approved for widespread use for COVID-19.  (US Food and Drug Administration)

Eva Baker, Reporter

April 28, 2020

Favilavir is an antiviral drug used in China and Japan to treat influenza. It was also approved for treating COVID-19 by China’s National Medical Products Administration.  But is it a short-term solution to fight COVID-19 while a vaccine is developed? Favilavir is allegedly able to go through i...

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