Doctors doubt effect of new Covid-19 tablet

Covid-19 tablet treatment Lagevrio (molnupiravir), which the Danish Health Authority allowed on Thursday despite it having yet to be approved by the EMA, might not work at all, say Danish health experts.

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On Thursday, the Danish Health Authority allowed doctors in the country to use MSD's tablet treatment, Lagevrio (molnupiravir), to treat patients at risk of severe Covid-19 infections.

However, the drug is receiving criticism for inadequate effectiveness, reports Danish medical journal Ugeskrift for Læger. In the worst case, molnupiravir might have no effect at all.

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