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Sunday, June 13, 2021



Amid rush & shortage: Wardha hospital reduced Remdesivir use, said it made ‘no difference’ to patients

June 11, 2021 9:18 pm

According to the guidelines, Remdesivir should not be used for patients with mild Covid-19 symptoms, who are in home care or at Covid Care Centres.

Maharashtra FDA books 133 persons for illegally selling Covid-19 drugs

June 11, 2021 10:46 pm

Most of the offences were for illegal selling of Remdesivir injection while two offences were registered for selling Tocilizumab injection.

India's guidelines on Covid-19 in children: rational use of CT scan, no Remdesivir

June 10, 2021 11:03 am

For asymptomatic infection among children, the guidelines recommended no specific medication and promoted Covid-appropriate behaviour (mask, strict hand hygiene, physical distancing) and suggested giving nutritious diet.

Punjab: Gang duping people in name of providing Remdesivir, Amphonex injections busted

June 07, 2021 1:08 am

The injections are used in the treatment of Covid-19 and Mucormycosis. Police also recovered Rs 14 lakh and five ATM cards of different banks.

Noida: Man faces NSA proceedings for selling fake remdesivir injections and fraud

June 04, 2021 11:12 am

The accused contacted families of patients through WhatsApp and offered them a direct supply of the medicine that was in high demand back in April. The injection was being sold at a cost of approximately Rs 40,000, police said.

Delhi Police arrests 18-year-old student in Madhya Pradesh for cheating Covid patients over medicines

May 28, 2021 11:17 am

Police said the accused used to take money from the families of Covid-19 patients on the pretext of providing essential medicines, including Remdesivir, and then block their phone numbers.

‘Black-marketing’ of remdesivir: Chemist shop staffer, nurse held in Ahmedabad

May 27, 2021 4:25 am

According to police, on May 23, police detained two minor boys from Sanathal Circle in Ahmedabad, allegedly selling two vials of remdesivir in black market at Rs 20,000 each.

Mohali: Pvt hospital gets show cause notice over 'misappropriation' of Remdesivir injections

May 22, 2021 9:31 pm

Deputy Commissioner (DC) Girish Dayalan said that it was alleged in the complaint that Remdesivir injections were being allegedly wrongfully siphoned by the hospital without corresponding records.

Delhi: Nigerian national held for cheating Covid patients' kin over Remdesivir

May 23, 2021 10:38 am

The accused allegedly put out his contact details on social media sites as a vendor of Remdesivir. However, after receiving the advanced payment, he stopped communicating with the victims.

Got remdesivir from minister wife’s driver: arrested MP man

May 20, 2021 3:03 am

After a video in which the accused, Punit Agarwal (27), purportedly made the claim went viral on social media, the minister on Wednesday denied any involvement of his family. Opposition Congress sought his removal from the state cabinet.