This changed with the outbreak of Covid pandemic.
The team validated the 17 candidate compounds in several types of cells, including stem-cell derived human lung cells in an effort to mimic SARS-CoV2 infection of the respiratory tract.
Mizoram Health Minister R Lalthangliana said it was unfortunate that a number of trucks carrying life-saving drugs, medicines, and oxygen cylinders are still stuck at the interstate border.
The study shows that the use of protease inhibitors - a class of antiviral drugs that prevent viral reproduction - had significantly increased survival and decreased lung viral quantity in animals.
Experts say govt must store up essentials and form multi-pronged approach to combat pandemic and prevent illegal hoarding of supplies
According to the police, one of the accused, Mayank Taluja (25) came in contact with Waseem Khan who worked at Al Khidmat Medicos.
Once vaccines are approved for children, those with co-morbidities and those having severe symptoms would be prioritised for inoculation, the guidelines said.
The ICMR conducted a successful feasibility study in collaboration with the IIT-Kanpur and has developed a standard protocol for the delivery of vaccines using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles.
Drugs Controller and police have been asked to raid medicine outlets across the State and take action against those involved in such illegal activities.
Unauthorised Covid testing kits accounted for over half of all the medical devices seized from May 18 to 25, the agency said.
Indian Youth Congress national president B V Srinivas on Friday urged the Centre to waive GST on all drugs meant for treating Covid-19 patients.
PTR in his maiden speech at the 43rd GST Council meeting chaired by Union FinMin Nirmala Sitharaman, gave a detailed account on the shortcomings in the GST Council.
The SoP has been issued in pursuance of the directions of the Delhi High Court.
As part of the initiative, special vehicles have been arranged in Thiruvananthapuram and Kochi.
The court had asked for such details last week as well from the the Maharashtra government and the Centre, who faced flak during hearing for non-compliance of previous orders.