Parliamentary panel for framing price control regime for COVID medicines, medical devices

The committee said it was informed that at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in February 2020, India was dependent on high-end imported ventilators and to meet the needs.

published on : 22nd March 2022

Remdesivir to be used in patients with moderate to severe COVID: Health ministry

It also warned against use of the drug in patients who are not on oxygen support or in home settings.

published on : 24th December 2021

Baricitinib, Remdesivir combo reduces oxygen requirement: Study

It was observed that the mean oxygen requirement in all the age groups was 8.16 litres on day one, but it significantly fell to 1.77 litre by day seven.

published on : 14th September 2021

Kerala includes Covid drugs in Nipah treatment

This changed with the outbreak of Covid pandemic.

published on : 9th September 2021

Remdesivir reduces mortality when taken within seven days of symptoms: COVID-19 study

The study in Manipal Hospitals, which collected and analysed data among 372 cases, concluded that careful selection of patients for Remdesivir is essential

published on : 6th September 2021

Madhya Pradesh government informs SC about revoking doctor's detention under NSA, wife's plea disposed

The state government said that following its decision, the district magistrate wrote to the Jail Superintendent of Central Jail at Indore and the doctor was subsequently released.

published on : 3rd September 2021

Can an incident affect public order enough to invoke NSA, asks SC; to examine plea against doctor's detention

A bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and M R Shah issued notice to the Madhya Pradesh government and sought its response within two weeks.

published on : 19th August 2021

India's Remdesivir production capacity increased to 122.49 lakh vials per month in June: Centre

In order to substantially augment the production of Remdesivir, the Drugs Controller General of India granted expeditious approval to 40 new manufacturing sites of licensed manufacturers of the drug

published on : 3rd August 2021

Tamil Nadu received highest allotment of remdesivir vials from Centre's free supply

Tamil Nadu has also received 1063 vials of Amphotericin B used for treating mucormycosis, which is the third highest allotment among all states and Union territories

published on : 3rd August 2021

Deceased Covid patient’s kin file complaint against Hyderabad's Rise Hospital

After the patient's death in June, his family members verified the hospital records and found that the drugs were not given properly and he was not on ventilator support.

published on : 3rd August 2021

Allocation of remdesivir for states increased significantly: Sadananda Gowda

The chemicals and fertilizers minister also said that medical oxygen allotment for Karnataka has also been increased.

published on : 2nd May 2021

NSA to be invoked for illegal Remdesivir trade in Madhya Pradesh

On Saturday, a large quantity of Remdesivir injections was reported stolen from the stock of the state-run Hamidia Hospital in Bhopal.

published on : 19th April 2021

COVID-19: Amid reports of shortage, remdesivir production to be up to 78 lakh vials per month

Last week, the government had put ban on export of Remdesivir for the time being to meet domestic needs.

published on : 15th April 2021

Andhra Pradesh running out of Remdesivir?

Manufacturers scaled down production due to losses after first Covid wave, say sources 

published on : 11th April 2021