Merck pills: how they were created and how their price will be determined

Zoe Aleksopoulou, clinical research director at Merck Sharp & Dohme, explained how scientists came up with the coronavirus pill. “Even before the covid pandemic, scientists began using the drug as a cure for the flu. However, during the pandemic, we found that, thanks to its mechanism of action, which suppresses the spread of some RNA […]

Molnupiravir: Great Britain approved first, EMA is in a hurry and allows not to wait

The European Medicines Agency last week began evaluating the Covid-19 antiviral drug and is trying to speed it up. The UK already approved its use on Thursday and became the first country in the world to recommend Merck tablets for the treatment of coronavirus. Sajid Javid, Britain’s Minister of Health, is optimistic: “Today is a […]