By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 25, 2021 04:56 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON APR 24, 2021 09:50 AM IST
A Covid-19 patient may collapse after being administered with Remdesivir and hence it is only recommended to be used by a doctor in a hospital, Dr Naresh Gupta said.
PTI | , Indore
PUBLISHED ON APR 23, 2021 10:33 PM IST
The vials arrived at Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport here in 312 boxes, of which 67 boxes were sent to Bhopal, 45 each to Jabalpur and Ujjain, 33 to Gwalior, 27 to Rewa, 26 to Sagar.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON APR 23, 2021 09:30 AM IST
Patients who are not on oxygen support or are in home settings should not be recommended Remdesivir, the latest clinical guidance for the management of adult Covid-19 patients says.
PUBLISHED ON APR 22, 2021 09:20 AM IST
Ranchi-based private hospitals and nursing homes were alloted almost 698 vials out of the total 790 Remdesivir vials available.
PUBLISHED ON APR 21, 2021 03:33 PM IST
Noida Police recovered 105 vials of the Covid-19 anti-viral drug Remdesivir from the accused, Rachit Ghai, who was held by officials of the crime branch team and the Sector 20 police station on Tuesday.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 21, 2021 03:26 PM IST
Pune, Mumbai, Nagpur and Thane which are among the worst affected cities from coronavirus infection faced a crisis of Remdesivir injections, leading widespread fear and concern among people whose friends and families have been infected by Covid-19.
PTI | | Posted by Srivatsan K C, Bengaluru
PUBLISHED ON APR 21, 2021 02:26 PM IST
"In order to ensure timely & sufficient supply of Oxygen and #Remdesivir a 24x7 war room has been established with staff working round the clock in 3 shifts," state Health Minister K Sudhakar tweeted.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kanishka Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2021 08:12 AM IST
- India’s total infection tally has surpassed 15.5 million and the active caseload stands at 2,031,977.
By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2021 12:10 AM IST
According to the order, Remdesivir active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), beta Cyclodextrin (SBEBCD) used in the manufacture of Remdesivir and injection Remdesivir have been exempted from import duty up to October 31, 2021.
PUBLISHED ON APR 20, 2021 09:14 AM IST
Maharashtra: In view of the shortage of the anti-viral drug, which is in great demand for the treatment of Covid-19 patients, a control room has been set up for its distribution in the Pune district.
By Monika Pandey, Hindustan Times, Jabalpur
PUBLISHED ON APR 20, 2021 01:51 AM IST
Hearing five petitions alleging failure of the state government in dealing with the surge in Covid-19 cases, the bench directed the government to deal with the existing crises.
The Shiv Sena alleged that the BJP was aiding the black-marketing of the medicine, even as the BJP accused the state government of resorting to “childish politics”.
By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 19, 2021 06:11 PM IST
- Guleria also suggested doctors to ensure that Remdesivir should be given to patients who are hospitalised.
By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2021 03:55 AM IST
Maharashtra home minister Dilip Walse Patil on Sunday accused the BJP of trying to pressurise the Mumbai Police and interfere in their work.
PTI | , Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON APR 18, 2021 09:25 PM IST
In a letter to chief minister Uddhav Thackeray, Patole claimed that Fadnavis had told the police that the Remdesivir stock was brought with the permission of union ministers.
ANI | , Bengaluru
PUBLISHED ON APR 18, 2021 02:12 PM IST
CCB conducted a drive across Bengaluru and arrested three persons who had an illegal stock of the injection.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Manral, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2021 01:29 PM IST
In a video message on his Twitter account, Union minister Mansukh Mandaviya said that the production of Remdesivir will be doubled to 300,000 per day from the current capacity of 150,000 a day.
By Anonna Dutt, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2021 06:31 AM IST
The country’s production of the antiviral drug has gone up from 2.8 million to 4.1 million vials per month during the past week, the Union government announced.
PTI | , Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON APR 16, 2021 07:09 PM IST
Rajendra Shingane said pharma companies manufacturing Remdesivir have stepped up production but it will take time for the new stock to reach the market.
ANI | | Posted by Srivatsan K C, Indore
PUBLISHED ON APR 15, 2021 05:23 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday said the state government has ordered a supply of 50,000 more injections.
PUBLISHED ON APR 15, 2021 03:04 PM IST
During prima facie investigation, it was revealed that the two Remdesivir injections recovered from their possession were taken from the civil hospital of Daund in Pune.
By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2021 04:15 AM IST
According to the national treatment protocol, remdesivir is one of the investigational drugs approved for use in treating hospitalised Covid-19 patients. With the rising cases, the demand for the drug has also shot up.
PUBLISHED ON APR 14, 2021 06:26 PM IST
At present, there is no uniform price of Remdesivir, as it ranges between ₹900 and ₹5,000 per vial.
By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2021 06:35 PM IST
The Mumbai police sent a decoy customer on a tip-off that two men were selling antiviral drug Remdesivir in the black market
By HT Correspondent, Ahmedabad
PUBLISHED ON APR 13, 2021 03:38 AM IST
- On Friday, state BJP chief CR Patil organised some 5,000 vials of remdesivir and offered to distribute them free to people from the BJP office in Surat, while the state reeled under a severe shortage.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
PUBLISHED ON APR 11, 2021 09:15 PM IST
As Covid-19 cases in India surged, so did the demand for Remdesivir and with it came indiscriminate usage, hoarding, and black marketers, causing artificial shortage to jack up prices.
PTI | , Nagpur
PUBLISHED ON APR 11, 2021 11:45 AM IST
- The pharma company chief assured Nitin Gadkari of making available 5,000 injections immediately on Saturday and the remaining 5,000 in next two-three days
ANI | , Indore
PUBLISHED ON APR 11, 2021 09:06 AM IST
- The state government is also considering making Remdesivir injections available to hospitals instead of medical stores so that unnecessary administration to patients can be checked
PTI | , Aurangabad
PUBLISHED ON APR 08, 2021 05:10 PM IST
Based on a complaint, a trap was laid at the medical store on Wednesday night and the accused Vijay Hake was caught red handed while selling a vial of remdesivir for ₹6,000 as opposed to the actual price of ₹4,800, deputy collector Sanjay Kudetkar said.