Health News – Merck seeks FDA authorization

A bright spot in the battle to beat the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S.

Drug maker Merck has applied for emergency use authorization for its antivirual COVID-19 pill.

If the treatment is approved, it would be the first coronavirus oral medicine to gain FDA approval.

In today’s Health News, we take a closer look at the caveats and why experts are still calling it a game-changer.