Exhibit 23.1



New Jersey Headquarters 

51 John F. Kennedy Parkway 

Short Hills, NJ 07078-2702


Consent of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm


We consent to the use of our report dated March 31, 2022, with respect to the consolidated financial statements of NRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc., incorporated herein by reference and to the reference to our firm under the heading “Experts” in the registration statement.



Short Hills, New Jersey 

June 8, 2022


  KPMG LLP, a Delaware limited liability partnership and a member firm of the KPMG global organization of independent member firms affiliated with KPMG International Limited, a private English company limited by guarantee.