'Played with lives': Court denies bail to man accused of possessing fake Remdesivir injections

While denying relief to him, Additional Sessions Judge Ravinder Bedi said that the offences are grave in nature and entail severe punishment.

published on : 10th July 2021

Scientists find new drug target to treat coronavirus, fight future pandemic

The latest study, published in the journal Science Signaling, provides critical information that could aid drug development against future coronaviruses as well as SARS-CoV-2.

published on : 8th July 2021

Stockpile of supplies needed to fight Covid, or we’ll run helter-skelter again: Experts

Experts say govt must store up essentials and form multi-pronged approach to combat pandemic and prevent illegal hoarding of supplies

published on : 3rd July 2021

Gujarat BJP MLA to HC: Remdesivir was distributed from BJP office to 'save lives'

The MLA, Harsh Sanghavi, told the HC on Tuesday that Remdesivir injections were made available by BJP leaders to needy patients in Surat and Navsari in south Gujarat between April 10 and 12.

published on : 16th June 2021

Probe ordered into mismanagement, black marketing of Remdesivir in Kanpur's GSVM Medical College

According to Dr RB Kamal, Principal, GSVM Medical College, the team has been asked to collect data on the allocation of injections.

published on : 13th June 2021

Government issues guidelines on COVID in children; suggests rational use of CT scan; Remdesivir not recommended

The guidelines issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) under the health ministry also said that steroids are harmful in asymptomatic and mild cases of infection.

published on : 9th June 2021

Centre issues fresh guidelines on use of remdesivir for Covid patients

The advice or order for the drug must be written and bear the name, signature and stamp of the concerned doctor, as per the guidelines.

published on : 7th June 2021

‘Remdesivir shelf life now 12 months’

On Wednesday, some news channels carried reactions of the relatives of patient administered with Remdesivir at the hospital, showing that old expiry date was covered by a new sticker. 

published on : 4th June 2021

COVID: Centre stops central allocation of Remdesivir to states as supply improves

The government has also increased the number of plants producing Remdesivir from just 20 to 60 plants within a month, Union Minister Mansukh L Mandaviya said.

published on : 29th May 2021

Hospital staff-distributor nexus blamed for illegal Remdesivir sale

The city police have cracked dozens of cases related to the sale of the anti-viral drug in the last two months.

published on : 28th May 2021

Drug trader in Chennai held for selling Remdesivir at inflated price

The local police, to whom Senguttuvan was handed over, registered an FIR and remanded him in judicial custody.

published on : 25th May 2021

Remdesivir situation stable with more supply, fall in active cases: Centre to Gujarat High Court

The Centre said production capacity of licenced manufacturers of Remdesivir had now increased to 119 lakh vials per month compared to 38 lakh at the end of March this year.

published on : 24th May 2021

COVID-19: Treatment via plasma, remdesivir may just be keeping hopes alive

In the pandemic, doctors are trying a variety of ways - from plasma to Remdesivir - to help patients, but are these treatments actually saving lives or just dishing out hope.

published on : 24th May 2021

Karnataka: SMS-based Remdesivir allocation and information system to check misuse 

Citizens can also check information on Remdesivir using the link

published on : 23rd May 2021

Irresponsible: Maharashtra COVID task force member on Ramdev's remarks against allopathy

IMA took strong exception to Ramdev's comments in a viral video where he said allopathy is a "stupid science" and lakhs of people have died after taking allopathic medicines.

published on : 22nd May 2021
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