The medicines and healthcare products regulatory agency (MHRA) has announced the approval of Merck’s antiviral pill for the treatment of Covid-19 patients with moderate or mild covid-19 symptoms.
“Today is a historic day for our country, as the UK is now the first country in the world to approve an antiviral that can be taken at home for Covid-19. This will be a game-changer for the most vulnerable and the Immunol suppressed, who will soon be able to receive the ground-breaking treatment, ,” said health minister Sajid Javid.
With the Merck’s antiviral pill, UK has become the first country in the whole world to have an approved covid-19 antiviral pill. With this ground breaking success, many countries are looking out to the UK for this Covid-19 pill including the united states of America.