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U.S. FDA okays emergency use of molnupiravir pill for COVID-19

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday authorized American pharmaceutical company Merck’s oral antiviral for the treatment of mild-to-moderate COVID-19, the second pill approved for treating COVID-19 following the one from Pfizer. Merck’s pill, called molnupiravir, is authorized to use in adults with positive …

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COVID-19: 50 MPs from EALA Games in Arusha test positive

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fifty Members of Parliament and staff have tested positive for coronavirus, the Director of Communication and Public Affairs, Chris Obore has confirmed. “About 50 Members of Parliament and staff who participated in the EAC Legislative Assembly sports in Arusha have tested positive for Covid-19. They …

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