PIL seeks CBI probe into Odisha's fake Covid drug trade 

Aama Janata Adhikar Trust expressed concern over the extensive network of Odisha's spurious drugs cartel that was exposed following the recent seizure of counterfeit Favipiravir tablets in Cuttack.

published on : 2nd July 2021

Popular drugs used to treat coronavirus in adults not fit for kids: Govt 

Once vaccines are approved for children, those with co-morbidities and those having severe symptoms would be prioritised for inoculation, the guidelines said.

published on : 17th June 2021

Odisha government warns action against fake COVID drug trade

Drugs Controller and police have been asked to raid medicine outlets across the State and take action against those involved in such illegal activities.

published on : 14th June 2021

Odisha government orders probe as fake Covid drugs seized from more districts

Additional Chief Secretary of Health PK Mohapatra said the Drugs Controller has been asked to conduct a detailed probe and submit a comprehensive report on source of procurement and transaction trail.

published on : 13th June 2021

Fake Favipiravir tablets seized from Cuttack

Acting on an intelligence input from Haryana, the special squad raided the medicine store and seized 170 boxes containing around 17,000 fake Favipiravir tablets.

published on : 12th June 2021

Bajaj Healthcare launches generic favipiravir tablets for COVID-19 treatment

The company has received approval from India's drug regulator DCGI  to manufacture and market the tablets, Bajaj Healthcare said in a BSE filing.

published on : 4th May 2021

Plea in SC for GST exemption on COVID-19 related drugs, medical equipment

The intervention application has been filed by an NGO, 'Public Policy Advocates', in the pending suo motu case by the apex court on distribution of essential supplies and services during pandemic.

published on : 29th April 2021