Merck says experimental pill cuts worst effects of COVID-19

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A drug maker says it will soon ask health officials to authorize use of a new people that could be a major advance in fighting cove in nineteen Burke says it's experimental peel cuts covert nineteenth worst effects reducing hospitalizations and deaths by half in those recently infected if cleared it would be the first to kill showed to treat covered nineteen all other therapies now authorized in the U. S. require an IV or injections health experts have long called for a convenient pill patients could take when they first get symptoms similar to how they can take Tamiflu to help fight the flu other companies are studying similar drugs Sager made Connie Washington

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