--Merck & Co.'s Japan unit applied for approval of its Covid-19 pill in the country, local business daily Nikkei reported Friday, citing unnamed sources.

--If approved by the government, Merck plans to distribute the pill in Japan as early as later this month, the Nikkei report said.

 

Full story: https://s.nikkei.com/3DjwETO (Japanese)

 

Write to Kosaku Narioka at kosaku.narioka@wsj.com

 

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