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Merck signs deal with UN-backed MPP for global access to COVID-19 drug

Merck signs deal with UN-backed MPP for global access to COVID-19 drug
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United Nations-based Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) and United States drug maker MSD (Merck & Co Inc) October 28, 2021, announced a licensing deal that will allow pharmaceutical companies in other countries to make molnupiravir - a new medicine being tested in clinical trials for treating the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in adults.


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Closing Borders & Pummelling Markets, New Covid Variant 'Omicron' Triggers Panic Worldwide

Closing Borders & Pummelling Markets, New Covid Variant 'Omicron' Triggers Panic Worldwide
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New Delhi: The new coronavirus variant B.1.1529, named as 'Omicron' has been designated as a variant of concern by the World Health Organisation. The variant which was first discovered in South Africa has been reported to spread to various countries like Botswana, Israel, Hong Kong, and Belgium.


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Uttar Pradesh alert over new Covid variant

Uttar Pradesh alert over new Covid variant
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LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh health department has sounded an alert about the new variant of Covid 'B.1.1529' found in South Africa, Hong Kong and Botswana.

In an advisory to all chief medical officers in the state, additional chief secretary, medical and health Amit Mohan Prasad has asked them to focus on travellers coming from or transiting through these countries and reaching Uttar Pradesh, as well as their contacts.


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