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[Press release – not published yet] Merck announces oral antiviral Molnupiravir reduced the risk of hospitalization or death by approximately 50 Percent compared to placebo for patients with mild or moderate COVID-19.

3 Oct, 2021 | 23:02h | UTC

Merck and Ridgeback’s Investigational Oral Antiviral Molnupiravir Reduced the Risk of Hospitalization or Death by Approximately 50 Percent Compared to Placebo for Patients with Mild or Moderate COVID-19 in Positive Interim Analysis of Phase 3 Study

Commentaries:

Expert reaction to interim analysis of oral antiviral molnupiravir – Science Media Centre

Merck’s antiviral pill reduces hospitalization of Covid patients, a possible game-changer for treatment – STAT

Covid antiviral pill can halve risk of hospitalization – BBC

Why Merck’s Covid-19 pill molnupiravir could be so important – Vox

‘Unquestionably a game changer!’ Antiviral pill cuts COVID-19 hospitalization risk – Researchers excited about Merck drug, but caution data are preliminary and price is high – Science

 

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