BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — The federal government is buying millions of doses of Pfizer’s antiviral drug to make it more accessible to those with COVID.

Here at home, Erie County is offering the COVID pill to people who test positive and are and are ill with symptoms.

Infectious disease expert Dr. Nancy Nielsen from the Jacobs School of Medicine at UB joined News 4 at 4 Tuesday to talk more about it.

The full interview can be seen above.