Remdesivir

Remdesivir not effective for treatment of Covid, Docs raise questions upon Pharma companies

Amidst rampant black marketing of Remdesivir, doctors say it is a false perception that this injection is important for treatment of Covid patients and that it is a game-changer. In corona 1.0, ... Read more »
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SARS-CoV-2 research: Second possible effective mechanism of Remdesivir discovered

When a cell is infected, SARS-CoV-2 not only causes the host cell to produce new virus particles. The virus also suppresses host cell defence mechanisms. The virus protein nsP3 plays a central... Read more »
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2 lab technicians, one nurse arrested for black marketing of Remdesivir

 A nurse, two lab technicians and a pharmacy store owner arrested for black marketing of Remdesivir injections in Shahdol. ASP Mukesh Vaish said, “Six injections, mobile phones and over Rs 6 lakhs... Read more »
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‘Remdesivir will be available at govt prices’

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday that the Centre will boost the production of anti-viral drug Remdesivir and the drug will be available at government’s price. The decision has been taken... Read more »
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Nurse and one other arrested for selling Remdesivir at high prices

Two people including a nurse from Maharaja Agrasen Hospital have been arrested on Monday on the charges of selling Remdesivir at a high price. The duo sold the anti-viral drug at Rs.... Read more »
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Right drug at the right time in the right measure holds the key in the treatment of Covid-19: Dr Neeraj Nischal

AIIMS associate professor, Dr Neeraj Nischal addressed doctors from Bihar on the inaugural day of the four-day updated training session n Covid-19 management and said, “Right drug at the right time in... Read more »
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Remdesivir no magic bullet, should not be administered in mild cases: Dr Guleria

Doctor Randeep Guleria, Director of All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Dr. Naresh Trehan, Chairman and Managing Director, Medanta, Dr. Navneet Wig, Head of Department of Medicines, AIIMS and Dr Sunil Kumar,... Read more »
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Five arrested for black marketing of fake Remdesivir

Indore: Indore police has arrested 5 people for black marketing and selling fake Remdesivir injection on Saturday, reports ANI. Three out of the five arrested were booked for black marketing of Remdesivir... Read more »
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Remdesivir production capacity to boost up to 90 lakh vials per month

Amid reports of shortage and hoarding of Remdesivir, Union Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Friday said the production capacity of the anti-viral drug, which is used in the treatment of COVID-19 patients, has... Read more »
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GoI waives off custom duty on Remdesivir and its components

The Government of India waived off custom duty on Remdesivir, its raw materials and other compnents used to make the anti-viral drug. The department of Revenue, in a notification said, “the central... Read more »