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Optimus Pharma to launch anti-COVID pill Molnupiravir next week; all you need to know
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Optimus Pharma to launch anti-COVID pill Molnupiravir next week; all you need to know

Molnupiravir, developed by US-based biotechnology company Ridgeback Biotherapeutics in collaboration with US pharma giant Merck, was approved for emergency use in India on Tuesday

US panel backs first-of-a-kind COVID-19 pill from Merck with 13-10 vote
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US panel backs first-of-a-kind COVID-19 pill from Merck with 13-10 vote

The drug, molnupiravir, could provide a much-needed weapon against the virus as colder weather pushes case counts higher and US officials brace for the arrival of the new omicron variant

Merck's new experimental pill can treat COVID-19, reduce hospitalisation and death by half
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Merck's new experimental pill can treat COVID-19, reduce hospitalisation and death by half

A pill taken at home, by contrast, would ease pressure on hospitals and could also help curb outbreaks in poorer and more remote corners of the world that don’t have access to the more expensive infusion therapies.