Although science has made great progress against bacterial disease, our advances against viruses are primitive. Now, new clinical trials report progress against the current pandemic in the form of a new drug. An experimental med known as molnupiravir reduces the risk of hospitalization and death in phase III clinical trials.
Today Joe Alton MD (aka Dr.Bones) and Nurse Practitioner Amy Alton talk about two products developed by Merck Pharmaceuticals: Ivermectin and Molnupiravir, and the evidence for their effectiveness in the COVID pandemic. Plus, why is Merck pushing molnupiravir over ivermectin, which is cheaper and has been in use for decades?
All this and more on the latest episode of the Survival Medicine Podcast with Joe and Amy Alton! To listen in, click below:
Wishing you the best of health in good times or bad,
Joe Alton MD and Amy Alton NP
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