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Pfizer eyes deal with 90 nations for its Covid-19 pill; Merck in talks with China after UK approval

Pfizer is in discussions with 90 countries over supply contracts for its experimental Covid-19 pill, which was shown to reduce by 89 per cent the risk of hospitalisation or death in patients at high risk of severe illness.Chief executive officer Albert Bourla on Friday said Pfizer intended to roll the Paxlovid drug out as soon as possible.“Our goal is that everyone in the world would be able to have it as quickly as possible,” he said.Bourla said that for high-income countries, Pfizer expected…

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