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Merck’s new COVID-19 drug could be a pandemic “game-changer”

Merck’s new COVID-19 drug could be a pandemic “game-changer”

Imagine if an unvaccinated person with COVID-19 could go to the pharmacy and get a pill that could reduce their risk of dying from COVID-19 by 50 percent. This scenario could drastically reduce the number of needless COVID-19 mortalities, and it could become a reality as soon as 2022. On Monday, pharmaceutical company Merck & Co. announced that…