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Merck (NYSE: MRK) climbed over 8% in premarket trading after it and Ridgeback’s investigational oral antiviral medicine for COVID-19 was found to reduce the risk of hospitalization or death by approximately 50%.
Molnupiravir significantly reduced the risk of hospitalization or death at a planned interim analysis of the Phase 3 MOVe-OUT trial and if authorized, could become the first oral antiviral medicine for COVID-19.
For over 130 years, Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, has been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world’s most challenging diseases in pursuit of our mission to save and improve lives. We demonstrate our commitment to patients and population health by increasing access to health care through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships.
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