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EMA to investigate Covid-19 treatment

A potential oral Covid-19 treatment will be evaluated by the European Medicines Agency after showing promising results from a phase III trial.

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The European Medicines Agency (EMA) will commence a rolling review of the Covid-19 treatment molnupiravir, it reports on Thursday.

Molnupiravir is an oral drug developed by the US-based pharmaceutical company Merck. According to the company, the treatment can halve the risk of hospitalization or death for Covid-19 infected people.

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