United Kingdom becomes first country to approve Emory-discovered drug for COVID-19

United Kingdom becomes first country to approve Emory-discovered drug for COVID-19

An Emory-invented antiviral treatment for COVID-19 has been authorized by British regulators, making molnupiravir the first antiviral pill approved for use against SARS-CoV-2. An emergency use application is also under consideration by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.



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How customized antibiotic combinations could defeat 'superbugs'

A sneaky form of antibiotic resistance called "heteroresistance" is more widespread than previously appreciated. But tracking heteroresistance might guide the choice of antibiotic combinations that can defeat bacteria regarded as invincible.