Second COVID-19 Pill Cleared By US Today, (First Pfizer, Now Merck)

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) empowered Merck’s Covid pill for high risk adults (File)

Washington:

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday empowered Merck’s Covid pill for high risk adults, a day after a similar pill by Pfizer was given the green light.

“Today’s authorization provides an additional treatment option against the COVID-19 virus in the form of a pill that can be taken orally,” said FDA scientist Patrizia Cavazzoni.

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