Crowd gathers outside Chennai’s Nehru stadium to buy Remdesivir missing govt's new order, give cops hard time

It was hard to console a few people since they had travelled from far off places to buy the drug, said a police officer.

published on : 17th May 2021

Over 11,000 concentrators, 19 oxygen generation plants among other global aid sent to states: Centre

An official press release stated that India has been receiving international donations and aid of COVID-19 relief medical supplies and equipment since April 27 this year.

published on : 16th May 2021

From May 18, Remdesivir to be sold to private hospitals directly: Tamil Nadu government

The government stated that antiviral Remdesivir drug should only be administered for patients who are undergoing treatment with oxygen support. The drug has limited benefit for other patients.

published on : 16th May 2021

Seven held for selling Remdesivir illegally in Telangana

An accused from Banjara Hills limits, Busam Girish Kumar (29), who is working as an Endoscopy Technician in Apollo Hospital, had six Remdesivir injections was also arrested.

published on : 16th May 2021

COVID-19 patients on home care should not take Remdesivir: AIIMS doctors

One of the doctors also said that 80 per cent of infected patients experience very mild symptoms and suggested a repeat RT-PCR rest if the first test report comes negative.

published on : 15th May 2021

Palaniswami writes to PM Modi seeking enhanced supply of oxygen, Remdesivir

In his letter, the former Chief Minister said that the second wave of coronavirus has affected a large number of people all over the state.

published on : 15th May 2021

Drug control sleuths nab duo selling Remdesivir for Rs 35,000 on black market in Vizag

Drug control personnel had earlier busted the black marketing of medical oxygen cylinders in the city last week

published on : 15th May 2021

Goondas Act for hoarders of Remdesivir, oxygen cylinders: Tamil Nadu CM Stalin

The Chief Minister also pointed out that the State government has been adopting a multi-pronged approach to contain coronavirus infection.

published on : 15th May 2021

Man selling Remdesivir vials held in Hyderabad

On enquiry, he admitted that he had procured the vials through a friend from Anantapur for Rs 3,490 each and wanted to sell them to needy persons in the city at Rs 28,000 each.

published on : 15th May 2021

Vijayawada man caught with 14 vials of Remdesivir

Continuing the raids on black marketers, Drug Control Administration (DCA) and Vigilance officials arrested a person who was in possession of 14 Remdesivir vials, here on Friday. 

published on : 15th May 2021

Puducherry gets another 1000 vials of Remdesivir from Centre

Remdesivir shots are being administered without any restriction at all hospitals to Covid patients who are in need of them,  Health Secretary Dr T Arun said. 

published on : 14th May 2021

Remdesivir to be sold from Saturday at Chennai's Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium

The venue is being shifted from the Government Kilpauk Medical College Hospital to the stadium to avoid crowding at the hospital.

published on : 14th May 2021

Chennai Police busts major Remdesivir smuggling racket, 7 arrested

Over 200 vials, imported from Bangladesh via Hyderabad, seized across the state.

published on : 14th May 2021

Suppliers struggling to match Centre's order for Remidesivir, ventilators: Reply to RTI plea

Out of 43,979 ventilators supplied to various anti-Covid facilities, only 38,958 have been installed, the reply to the plea under the Right to Information Act added.

published on : 14th May 2021

Maharashtra requests Centre float common global tender for vaccines, cut down prices of black fungus medicines

Patients with suppressed immune system, diabetic and those with high iron levels in the blood are vulnerable to contract the disease which has high mortality rate, Health Minister Rajesh Tope said.

published on : 14th May 2021
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