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Covid-19 Britain Approves Merck’s Molnupiravir Tablet For Corona Treatment, The First Country To Do So

World Desk, Amar Ujala London

Published by: Subhash Kumar
Updated Thu, 04 Nov 2021 06:50 PM IST

Summary

UK Health Minister Sajid Javid said that this is a historic day for us. The UK is the first country in the world to have approved this drug. Patients can take this medicine sitting at their home. This drug will prove to be a game changer against the corona epidemic.

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Britain has approved Merck’s anti-viral pill (tablet), which is believed to be useful in the treatment of corona infection. The name of this medicine is Molnupiravir. With this, Britain is the first country that has allowed this drug to be used in the treatment of corona. The UK government currently allows the use of this drug on people 18 and older.

According to Britain’s Medicine and Healthcare Products Regulatory Authority (MHRA), this drug has proved to be effective in reducing the symptoms of corona and no negative results have been seen. This drug has proved effective in the early days of corona infection. The arrival of this drug will reduce the burden on hospitals in the UK. However, till now it has not been confirmed how long this drug will reach the common people.

On this occasion, UK Health Minister Sajid Javid said that this is a historic day for us. The UK is the first country in the world to have approved this drug. Patients can take this medicine sitting at their home. This drug will prove to be a game changer against the corona epidemic.

Other countries are also reviewing
The UK announced in October that it was buying 480,000 doses of mollupiravir. The waves of the Corona epidemic caused great destruction in Britain. America and European countries are also reviewing this medicine. The US also plans to buy 1.7 million doses of this drug.

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Britain has approved Merck’s anti-viral pill (tablet), which is believed to be useful in the treatment of corona infection. The name of this medicine is Molnupiravir. With this, Britain is the first country that has allowed this drug to be used in the treatment of corona. The UK government currently allows the use of this drug on people 18 and older.

According to Britain’s Medicine and Healthcare Products Regulatory Authority (MHRA), this drug has proved to be effective in reducing the symptoms of corona and no negative results have been seen. This drug has proved effective in the early days of corona infection. The arrival of this drug will reduce the burden on hospitals in the UK. However, till now it has not been confirmed how long this drug will reach the common people.

On this occasion, UK Health Minister Sajid Javid said that this is a historic day for us. The UK is the first country in the world to have approved this drug. Patients can take this medicine sitting at their home. This drug will prove to be a game changer against the corona epidemic.

Other countries are also reviewing

The UK announced in October that it was buying 480,000 doses of mollupiravir. The waves of the Corona epidemic caused great destruction in Britain. America and European countries are also reviewing this medicine. The US also plans to buy 1.7 million doses of this drug.

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