‘Remdesivir not magic bullet’: AIIMS director on antiviral drug use in Covid

PUBLISHED ON APR 19, 2021 08:40 PM IST
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  • Amid a steep spike in COVID-19 cases leading to increased demand for medicines for treating coronavirus, top health experts in the government on Monday said anti-viral drug remdesivir is "not a magic bullet" and does not reduce mortality. "Remdesivir is not a magic bullet and this is not a drug that reduces mortality. We may use it as we don't have a very good antiviral drug. It has a limited role and we should be very careful in its usage," he said. Watch the full video for more details.


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