NJ Spotlight News

NJ pharmacists seek guidance on prescribing COVID-19 meds

Clip: 07/18/2022 | 4m 29s | Video has closed captioning.

Even as the COVID BA.5 sub-variant drives up infections and reinfections across New Jersey, some pharmacists hesitate to prescribe effective COVID-19 anti-virals, like Paxlovid. Doctors and medical practitioners prescribe the drugs routinely, and the FDA authorized pharmacists to also dispense those medications. But New Jersey has hit a snag, according to independent pharmacist Brian Pinto.

Aired: 07/18/22

Rating: NR

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