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Press release: Throwback 1987 Article, Featuring Merck’s Announcement to Distribute Mectizan!

02 March 2020

Check out this 30+ year old article, reporting when Merck announced its decision to distribute Mectizan to countries that need it.

The late Senator Ted Kennedy said, “This discovery is an answered prayer for the third world. Merck’s gift to the World Health Organization is more than a medical breakthrough – it is truly a triumph of the human spirit.”