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FDA panel votes to recommend approval of Merck’s antiviral pill as omicron variant spreads

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A FDA panel narrowly voted in favor of emergency use authorization for Merck’s pill for treating Covid in high-risk patients. Meanwhile, as the omicron variant spreads, the World Health Organization is advising people ages 60 and older and those with comorbidities to postpone travel.

Appearing:Lester Holt
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