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Merck to Ask FDA to Authorize Use of Anti-Covid Pill

The pharmaceuticals firm Merck asked the US Food and Drug Administration on Monday to authorize its new anti-COVID pill. If authorized for emergency use or fully approved for general use, the pill would be a powerful means of fighting the...

Merck Covid-19 Pill “Strikingly Effective”

The German pharmaceuticals firm Merck announced on Friday that trials indicate it has produced the first effective antiviral pill to fight Covid-19. Its drug, called molnupiravir, will be placed before the authorities for authorization after clinical trials showed that it...

Pfizer Tests New Oral Drug That Could Prevent COVID-19

Pfizer announced on Monday that they are testing an oral antiviral drug that could stop coronavirus infection after exposure. The announcement comes at a time when scientists and researchers across the world are broadening their range of treatments against...

Greek Hospitals Short on Supplies, Drugs

As Greece prepares to give its banks 50 billion euros ($64.6 billion) and pay some eight billion euros ($10.34 billion) in back bills to creditors, the country’s hospitals are suffering dire shortages of critical equipment, including gloves and gowns,...

Merck Halts Supply of Cancer Drug to Greek Hospitals

German pharmaceuticals firm Merck KGaA is no longer delivering cancer drug Erbitux to Greek hospitals, a spokesman said on Saturday, the latest sign of how an economic and budget crisis is hurting frontline public services. Drugmakers raised concerns with EU...