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Antivirals shared are a problem eased in the fight against Covid-19

As the world struggles to find a way to live with Covid-19, the preliminary results of two antiviral drugs offer some hope.Molnupiravir, a drug developed by Merck and Ridgeback Biotherapeutics, and Paxlovid by Pfizer are both pending approval in the United States while Britain has already given the go-ahead to molnupiravir.The Merck-Ridgeback medication can cut death and hospitalisations by half while the Pfizer treatment does so by 89 per cent, according to the companies.It is still too early…

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