COVID-19 – Radio – COVID-19 oral antiviral treatments

New, lifesaving oral antiviral treatments are now available for people at high risk of becoming very sick from COVID-19.


Hello, I’m Professor Michael Kidd. Oral treatments are now available to fight the effects of COVID-19 if you contract the virus. 

These are currently available to those in eligible high risk groups to help stop you getting very sick and they can be taken at home. 

You need a prescription, so if you’re in a high risk group talk to your health care professional now to be prepared. 

For more information and to find out if you’re eligible, visit

Authorised by the Australian Government, Canberra. 

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