Merck promises simultaneous access to its anti-Covid pill for poor and rich countries

The United Kingdom last week became the first country to authorize this antiviral treatment. (Photo: 123RF) U.S. pharmaceutical giant Merck has vowed to avoid the pitfalls of vaccine distribution by making sure its new anti-Covid pill is available in rich and poor countries at around the same time. Paul Schaper, the company’s director of global […]

The era of anti-Covid pills is on

A pill or a tablet to cure Covid? US giants Merck (MSD) and Pfizer announce very encouraging results for oral treatments, while an antidepressant is also showing promising signs, perhaps opening a new chapter in the fight against the pandemic. What are these treatments? We are talking about oral treatments, pills or tablets, which would […]

Europe Urgently Discusses Approval of Oral Molnupiravir | The European Medicines Agency announced the start of the continuous review process

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) announced on Monday that it began the process of continuous review of the oral antiviral medicine molnupiravir, developed by Merck Sharp & Dohme in collaboration with Ridgeback Biotherapeutics, for the treatment of covid-19 in adults. The decision of the EMA’s Committee for Human Medicines (CHMP) to begin this process “is […]

Covid: rush to the Merck pill in Asia – North America

(ANSA) – ROME, OCTOBER 17 – The anti Covid pill produced by the pharmaceutical multinational Merck is very popular in Asia, even if its sale has not yet been approved. According to CNN, at least eight countries and territories in the Asia-Pacific region have already signed contracts or are in negotiations to produce the drug […]

Merck requests a license to use the first oral treatment for corona

Merck and Ridgeback Biotherapeutics on Monday applied for emergency use authorization to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the oral antiviral drug molnupiravir, to treat mild to moderate COVID-19 in adults at risk of developing COVID-19. -19 severe. The companies are actively working with regulators around the world to apply for emergency use […]

Merck has applied for authorization of its Covid pill in the United States

Posted on Monday, October 11, 2021 at 1:08 p.m. Through Sudinfo with AFP The American laboratory Merck announced Monday that it had filed an authorization request with the American authorities for its pill against Covid-19, which could constitute a major advance in the fight against the pandemic. This request concerns Merck’s drug, dubbed molnupiravir, for […]

Merck drug: corona pill could bring a turning point

The drug from Merck The US company surprised with its test data. (Photo: dpa) Frankfurt For a long time it looked as if there was comparatively little going on in the therapy of coronavirus infections, despite intensive research. But with the surprisingly positive test data that the US group Merck & Co. and its partner […]