On your Mercks: rich nations rushing to repeat mistakes with Covid pill

As with the global vaccine situation, some wealthy and middle-income nations have raced to the front of the queue

12 October 2021 - 20:57 By James Paton

Moves by a small group of countries to acquire supplies of Merck’s promising Covid pill before it’s even approved are raising concerns that some poorer nations could be left behind in a repeat of the slow and inequitable rollout of vaccines...

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