An aerial view of residents queuing to undergo Covid-19 testing in Lanzhou, in China’s northwestern Gansu province. Photo: Xinhua via AP
An aerial view of residents queuing to undergo Covid-19 testing in Lanzhou, in China’s northwestern Gansu province. Photo: Xinhua via AP

Chinese drug makers want to produce US Covid-19 pill for poorer nations

  • Chinese companies have applied to produce generic versions of Merck’s molnupiravir pill under UN-backed MPP programme
  • China has switched roles from wanting to get cheap health products to being a major producer, MPP chief points out

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic: All stories
An aerial view of residents queuing to undergo Covid-19 testing in Lanzhou, in China’s northwestern Gansu province. Photo: Xinhua via AP
An aerial view of residents queuing to undergo Covid-19 testing in Lanzhou, in China’s northwestern Gansu province. Photo: Xinhua via AP
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