Tuesday, November 30

The first tablet against covid-19 has been approved within the EU – News (Ekot)

Molnupiravir.

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  • The first tablet against covid-19 has today received an emergency approval from the European Medicines Agency, EMA.

  • The tablets are called Lagevrio, also known as Molnupiravir, and are manufactured by the American pharmaceutical company Merck.

  • According to studies, the pills can halve the risk of death or hospitalization in covid-19 for high-risk patients and also enable early treatment for the disease, without a doctor’s visit.

Reference-sverigesradio.se

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