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

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

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

Supervising producer

Supervising producer of the national video team. Former features and weekender writer for The Daily Advertiser. Now based in the NSW Hunter region. 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.

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