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Watch this explanation of Merck's 'molnupiravir' pill which will be used to treat severe COVID-19 cases in Australia

Emma Horn
By Emma Horn
Updated October 6 2021 - 7:35pm, first published 7:30pm

A new capsule-based drug is showing promise in the treatment of COVID-19 as the nation continues to grapple with ways to keep severely sick patients out of hospital.

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Emma Horn

Emma Horn

Group video editor

National videographer, filmmaker, and editor. Former features and weekender writer for The Daily Advertiser. Small, quiet, and a student of the Julie Bishop School Of Staring. Usually dressed in something colourful, always snacking on something homemade. Friend to most mothers and all dogs. Got stories? Get in touch. emma.horn@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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