EU Watchdog Could Approve Merck Covid Pill 'within Weeks'

EU watchdog could approve Merck Covid pill 'within weeks'

The European Medicines Agency said Tuesday it could decide "within weeks" whether to approve Merck's anti-Covid pill, Lagevrio, which could offer patients an easy at-home treatment for the disease

The Hague, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 23rd Nov, 2021 ) :The European Medicines Agency said Tuesday it could decide "within weeks" whether to approve Merck's anti-Covid pill, Lagevrio, which could offer patients an easy at-home treatment for the disease.

"EMA will assess the benefits and risks of Lagevrio under a reduced timeline and could issue an opinion within weeks if the data submitted are sufficiently robust and complete," the European Medicines Agency said in a statement.