Dr. Robert Murphy on the new pills to fight COVID: ‘It’s a great step forward’

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Dr. Robert Murphy, professor of infectious diseases at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to talk about new pills from Merck and Pfizer that may prevent people at high-risk from being hospitalized with severe COVID-19 symptoms.

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