A planned interim analysis of 775 patients in Merck’s study found that 7.3% of those given molnupiravir were either hospitalized or had died by 29 days after treatment, compared with 14.1% of placebo patients. There were no deaths in the molnupiravir group, but there were eight deaths of placebo patients.

Merck to Seek FDA OK for Its COVID Pill After Trial Stopped Early

5 thoughts on “Molnupiravir

  1. I guess this is good news? Were any of the people treated vaccinated? Will people unwilling to receive a vaccination be willing to take a new medication? Maybe so, since at least in Florida they’re flocking to the monoclonal antibodies provided by governor Death-santis.

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