Medications

FDA Approves Welireg

FDA Approves Welireg (belzutifan) for the Treatment of Patients With Certain Types of Von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) Disease-Associated Tumors KENILWORTH, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE) August 13, 2021 — Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Welireg, an oral hypoxia-inducible factor-2 alpha […]

Medications

Is Rand Paul Mixing Up the Vaccine Message for Covid Survivors?

Last week, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) posted a Twitter thread asserting that people who have survived a covid-19 infection were unlikely to be reinfected and have better immunity against variants than those who have been vaccinated against — but not infected by — SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes covid. The social media communication represented his […]