#Remdesivir

Lucknow, Sep 17 (PTI) The GST Council on Friday extended concessional tax rates on COVID-19 medicines, cut tax on cancer drugs and waived GST on import of highly expensive medicines for ...

Lucknow, Sep 17 (PTI) The crucial meeting of the GST Council to decide on extending tax concession to 11 COVID-19 drugs and review tax rates of over 4-dozen items, like oncology medicine and ...

New Delhi, Aug 24 (PTI) COVID-19 in India may be entering some kind of stage of endemicity where there is low or moderate level of transmission going on, Chief Scientist of the World Health ...

Ahmedabad, Aug 18 (PTI) While state authorities turned a blind eye to the "unauthorised distribution" of Remdesivir injections by a political party in the name of charity, they initiated ...

New Delhi, Aug 3 (PTI) India's production capacity of Remdesivir increased from 38.8 lakh vials per month in mid-April to 122.49 lakh vials per month in June 2021, and as on date, there is no ...

.Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath said on Saturday that National Security Act will be invoked against those hoarding life-saving COVID drugs. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • NSA being invoked against those black marketing Remdesivir in Uttar Pradesh: CM Yogi Adityanath
  • Adityanath warned properties of those hoarding life-saving drugs will be seized
  • He also said that government is making necessary arrangements for the treatment of black fungus

.Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
The man was arrested last month for black marketing of Remdesivir. (Photo credit: Twitter/ @ANI)

  • National Security Act was invoked against a man who was arrested for alleged black marketing of Remdesivir
  • Sachin Kumar of Haryana was arrested along with 2 medical representatives last month
  • The Remdesivir vials were found to be spurious and NSA was invoked against him

Mumbai, May 13 (PTI) The Bombay High Court has asked the Union and Maharashtra governments to explain how some film stars and politicians were able to procure and distribute the anti-viral drug ...

.Kerala, India
Remo D'Souza reposted a video of a man calling 'Remdesivir' vaccine 'Remo D'Souza' (Screengrab: Instagram/remodsouza)

  • Video reposted by Remo D'Souza has already received 1.1 million likes in over four hours 
  • D’Souza captioned the post saying,” Don’t miss the end... #justforlaugh”
  • Remdesivir is an antiviral medication used to treat COVID-19 patients 

New Delhi, May 5 (PTI) The government has allocated 34.5 lakh vials of antiviral drug remdesivir, used in the treatment of COVID-19, to states since April 21, Union Chemicals and Fertilisers ...