Pfizer, Merck pills effective against Omicron - FDA official

Thursday, 23. December 2021 17:49

An official from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Thursday that both Pfizer's and Merck's antiviral pills against COVID-19 are effective against the Omicron variant judging by available data.

The FDA authorized Pfizer's drug paxlovid on Wednesday, while it gave approval for use of Merck's pill molnupiravir earlier today.

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