Merck’s oral Covid-19 pill is a ‘profound game changer’: Gottlieb

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Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former FDA commissioner, joins CNBC’s “Squawk Box” to discuss Merck’s late-stage data for its oral Covid-19 pill molnupiravir.

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  • 1 thought on “Merck’s oral Covid-19 pill is a ‘profound game changer’: Gottlieb”

    1. Please explain the following then, if we are to believe Molnupiravir is worthy of consideration for being a “safe and efficacious” COVID Therapeutic:

      In April 2020, a whistleblower complaint by former Head of US Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) Rick Bright revealed concerns over providing funding for the further development of molnupiravir, due to similar drugs having mutagenic (DNA damaging) properties. A previous company, Pharmasset, that had investigated the drug’s active ingredient had abandoned it.

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