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Covid-19?….There’s A Pill For That…Coming Soon

FILE - In this Dec. 18, 2014, file photo, a person walks through a Merck company building in Kenilworth, N.J. COVID-19 infections weighed Merck with so many people avoiding visits to hospitals or even the doctor early in the first quarter. The pharmaceutical company on Thursday, April 29, 2021, reported first-quarter earnings of $3.18 billion.(AP Photo/Mel Evans, File) Used locally Oct 28th 2021 @ap.images
FILE - In this Dec. 18, 2014, file photo, a person walks through a Merck company building in Kenilworth, N.J. COVID-19 infections weighed Merck with so many people avoiding visits to hospitals or even the doctor early in the first quarter. The pharmaceutical company on Thursday, April 29, 2021, reported first-quarter earnings of $3.18 billion.(AP Photo/Mel Evans, File) Used locally Oct 28th 2021 @ap.images

The CEO of pharmaceutical giant Merck says his company is ready to distribute its antiviral pills to fight COVID-19.

Robert Davis tells CNBC, Merck can distribute millions of doses of the pill if federal regulators approve the pills.

So, it’s up to the FDA to get the pill to market. The review process begins November 30th 2021.

Merck can have 10-million doses ready by the end of 2021, and another 20 million doses  in 2022.

As for how many of these pills you would need to take?

Try four pills,  twice a day,  over a five-day period.

 

 

FILE – In this Dec. 18, 2014, file photo, a person walks through a Merck company building in Kenilworth, N.J. COVID-19 infections weighed Merck with so many people avoiding visits to hospitals or even the doctor early in the first quarter. The pharmaceutical company on Thursday, April 29, 2021, reported first-quarter earnings of $3.18 billion.(AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
Used locally Oct 28th 2021

@ap.images


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