[ad_1] The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced Tuesday that it will send $120 million worth of Merck’s new COVID-19 treatment pill to developing countries if it is authorized by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The foundation said in a statement that the new multimillion-dollar commitment will “accelerate access to the investigational antiviral drug molnupiravir
[ad_1] Manufacturing has been the surest way for low- and middle-income economies to reduce poverty and create good jobs. But developing nations have increasingly been redirecting their focus to the services sector to catch up with their developed counterparts. Will the shift work? Our research shows it can—provided countries expand trade in services, accelerate the