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Low-Cost COVID-19 Pills To Hit Markets Of Economically Backward Nations

As per reports, about 30 generic drugmakers in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East will make affordable Covid-19 pills. Merck, the pharmaceutical giant, will manufacture the anti-viral pill 'Molnupiravir' for economically backward nations. The agreement backed by the UN states, Merck will not receive royalties for the sale of the cheap version of the pill while the pandemic continues. The pills would be distributed to 105 less developed nations… read-more

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 - 08:59 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: Health, covid-19 pill, merck, United Nations, Deal

Courtesy: The Economic Times