UK: All travellers will require a PCR test and quarantine until negative to prevent spread of Omicron

At a press conference today, 10 Downing Street announced new measures to combat the potential spread of the Omicron variant in the UK....More...

Merck’s Covid-19 pill Molnupiravir only 30% effective in final analysis

The pharmaceutical company Merck said on Friday that in a final analysis of a clinical trial, its antiviral pill molnupiravir reduced the risk of hospitalization and death among high-risk Covid patients by 30 percent, down from an earlier estimate of 50 percent....More...

UK approves oral Covid drug Molnupiravir for use

UK Health and Social Care Secretary Sajid Javid said “Today is a historic day for our country, as the UK is now the first country in the world to approve an antiviral that can be taken at home for COVID-19....More...