Bloomberg Law
Jan. 10, 2022, 5:40 PM

Merck Delivered 900,000 Antiviral Courses to U.S. Last Month

Emma Court
Emma Court
Bloomberg News

Merck & Co. delivered 900,000 courses of its Covid-19 antiviral pill to the U.S. in December and is set to provide 3 million courses ordered by the government by the end of January, Chief Executive Officer Rob Davis said.

Despite the supply-chain issues that have plagued companies around the world, Davis said Merck was able to make 10 million courses of the drug, molnupiravir, as expected last year. They just need to be labeled and shipped, he said.

“We’re confident we’re going to deliver the product,” Davis said in an interview with Bloomberg Television on Monday. “We’re not seeing issues.” ...

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