German Merck aims to role out child formula for schistosomiasis drug

German Merck aims to role out child formula for schistosomiasis drug


Merck KGaA said it is developing a children's formula of its drug to treat schistosomiasis, a parasitic worm disease that infects millions of poor people in Africa and Asia. Schistosomiasis kills 280,000 people each year in Africa alone, the German drugmaker said on Tuesday.



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