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Merck to manufacture covid antiviral drug in Whitby

The Town of Whitby  yesterday welcomed an announcement that pharmaceutical giant Merck will manufacture its Covid-19 antiviral drug in Whitby.

“This is great news!” said a tweet from the Town of Whitby in response to the announcement from Ryan Turnbull, Member of Parliament from Whitby.

“Good News for the Fight Against Covid-19: Merck to manufacture Covid-19 antiviral drug in Canada – specifically at Thermo Fisher Scientific in Whitby!” Turnbull had tweeted.

Earlier, CTV News reported that Merck Canada is partnering with Thermo Fisher Scientific to manufacture Merck’s antiviral drug molnupiravir at a facility in Whitby, for distribution to global markets. It said the report was based on a Merck announcement.

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One thought on “Merck to manufacture covid antiviral drug in Whitby

  1. just goes to show you that if pharmaceuticals are spending big bucks to build new plants that covid is a money making jackpot for them and these so called viruses whether MAN MADE will now NEVER go away, too much money invested

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