On Monday, drugmaker Merck & Co Inc announced that it applied for emergency use authorisation from the US Food and Drug Administration for its pill designed to treat mild to moderate cases of COVID-19. The pill would be the first oral antiviral medication to treat COVID-19.
A pill to treat COVID-19 is one step closer to becoming reality as Merck seeks approval for emergency use authorization in the U.S. for its first oral antiviral medication to treat mild-to-moderate patients.
Merck is seeking emergency use authorization in the U.S. for the first oral antiviral Covid treatment, a potential pandemic game-changer.
What people are saying?
underbarn 21 That’s great. Now we must focus on impeding the next big wave. There’s countries like Brazil and Russia, that provide an optimal environment for the virus to evolve to become highly dangerous as it MUTATES in greater numbers. They will sabotage our efforts to control the virus.
Rick Burgess It will be available with a prescription. I doubt it will be free like the vaccine. I also suspect you should be prepared to take out a mortgage on your house to pay for it.