Biden’s Half-Baked Covid Treatment Plan

Biden’s Half-Baked Covid Treatment Plan

‘Test to Treat’ ignores the significant risk of drug interactions with the Pfizer pill.

President Biden touted a new anti-Covid initiative in his State of the Union address Tuesday. “We’re also ready with antiviral treatments. If you get Covid-19, the Pfizer pill reduces your chances of ending up in the hospital by 90%,” he said. “And we’re launching the ‘Test to Treat’ initiative so people can get tested at a pharmacy, and if they’re positive, receive antiviral pills on the spot at no cost.”

It’s a bad idea, and the president’s medical advisers should have steered him away from it.

 

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