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Coronavirus: Thailand, Indonesia plans for Covid-19 pill to be developed

Thailand’s health minister said on Friday the country planned to develop the antiviral pill molnupiravir to combat Covid-19 infections amid rising infections driven by the Omicron variant.The molnupiravir Covid-19 treatment pill for adult patients at risk of developing severe illness was jointly developed by US-based Merck & Co Inc and Ridgeback Biotherapeutics.The Southeast Asian nation intends to join other countries in the region also planning to make versions of the drug including…

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