Former RACGP president fronts TV campaign on importance of COVID-19 antivirals

It comes as prescriptions for molnupiravir and nirmatrelvir/ritonavir surge
Professor Michael Kidd
Professor Michael Kidd.

Former RACGP president Professor Michael Kidd is fronting the Federal Government’s national TV and radio campaign urging patients to talk to GPs about COVID-19 antivirals before they contract the virus.

The government has been accused of failing to adequately inform patients about the potentially life-saving treatments given the window for their use is five days from symptom-onset.