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Remdesivir: Antiviral drug
Remdesivir, sold under the brand name Veklury, is a broad-spectrum antiviral medication developed by the biopharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences. It is administered via injection into a vein. During the COVID-19 pandemic, remdesivir was approved or authorized for emergency use to treat COVID‑19 in around 50 countries. Updated guidelines from the World Health Organization in November 2020 include a conditional recommendation against the use of remdesivir for the treatment of COVID-19.

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Noida police arrests 7 people for Remdesivir injection's black marketing [Video]

Noida police arrests 7 people for Remdesivir injection's black marketing

Noida police arrested 7 people for black marketing of Remdesivir injection, which is an antiviral drug that is being used for the treatment of COVID-19 patients. Amid the COVID crisis, its high demand..

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Watch: Canada sends 25k Remdesivir vials, 50 ventilators for India | Covid [Video]

Watch: Canada sends 25k Remdesivir vials, 50 ventilators for India | Covid

India on Saturday thanked Canada for the shipment of 50 ventilators and 25000 vials of Remdesivir to fight the COVID pandemic. In this regard, Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Arindam Bagchi..

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Canadian aircraft with 25k vials of Remdesivir, 50 ventilators lands in Delhi [Video]

Canadian aircraft with 25k vials of Remdesivir, 50 ventilators lands in Delhi

Canadian Armed Forces CC-150 Polaris aircraft with medical aid landed in Delhi on May 08. A shipment of 50 ventilators and 25,000 vials of Remdesivir arrived from Canada. It is the first shipment of..

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Remdesivir black marketing: Patna Police conducts raid at various places [Video]

Remdesivir black marketing: Patna Police conducts raid at various places

Police Economic Wing Unit conducted raids at various places in Patna over black marketing of Remdesivir injections. The demand of Remdesivir injections has increased amid COVID crisis. DSP of Patna..

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We need more tankers for oxygen supply: Haryana CM [Video]

We need more tankers for oxygen supply: Haryana CM

Chief Minister of Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar said that control room for oxygen supply has been made in Chandigarh amid soared requirement of oxygen in the state. He also informed that they have..

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2 arrested for selling fake Remdesivir at exorbitant rate by Delhi Police [Video]

2 arrested for selling fake Remdesivir at exorbitant rate by Delhi Police

Delhi Police has arrested two persons who were cheating COVID patients by selling fake Remdesivir in exorbitant rate. Complainant Ajay Goel reported to the police that he was in need of Remdesivir..

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Healthcare system stands exposed, very clear that over 75 yrs health was underinvested: EAM [Video]

Healthcare system stands exposed, very clear that over 75 yrs health was underinvested: EAM

Union External Affairs Minister, Dr S Jaishankar attended a virtual conversation, called 'Global Dialogue Series' on May 05. He said, "Our healthcare system stands exposed, very clear that over 75..

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Filter noise; ensure O2, pharmaceuticals: EAM to Indian Missions abroad [Video]

Filter noise; ensure O2, pharmaceuticals: EAM to Indian Missions abroad

External Affairs Minister Dr S. Jaishankar sent across a message to the Indian Missions abroad to focus on ensuring key requirements which include oxygen, pharmaceuticals/ Remdesivir vaccine supply..

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Watch: India receives 1.25 lakh vials of Remdesivir from the United States [Video]

Watch: India receives 1.25 lakh vials of Remdesivir from the United States

United States continued to deliver vital medical supplies to India to support its fight against Covid-19. It sent its 4th flight of Covid medical aid carrying 1.25 lakh vials of an anti-viral drug..

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Watch: India receives 1.25 lakh vials of Remdesivir from US [Video]

Watch: India receives 1.25 lakh vials of Remdesivir from US

As the United States continues to deliver vital medical supplies to India to support its fight against COVID-19, a flight from America carrying 1.25 lakh vials of an anti-viral drug Remdesivir landed..

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Belgium sends 9,000 vials of Remdisivir to India [Video]

Belgium sends 9,000 vials of Remdisivir to India

As India is battling with the second wave of pandemic; several countries have extended their support to the country in its fight against COVID-19 pandemic. After US, Germany, France, Uzbekistan,..

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So far, 42 arrested for black marketing Remdesivir, Oxygen in Delhi: Police [Video]

So far, 42 arrested for black marketing Remdesivir, Oxygen in Delhi: Police

So far, 30 FIR has been registered and 42 people have been arrested in connection of black marketing of Remdesivir injection, oxygen and oxygen concentrators in national capital amid COVID second wave,..

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Covid-19: When should home isolation ideally end? Top doctor explains [Video]

Covid-19: When should home isolation ideally end? Top doctor explains

AIIMS Director Dr. Randeep Guleria explained when a person can end home isolation. Dr. Guleria said it is important to understand whwn to end home isolation in mild or asymptomatic cases. The pandemic..

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Remdesivir must be given only in hospitals by medical professionals: AIIMS Director [Video]

Remdesivir must be given only in hospitals by medical professionals: AIIMS Director

Amid increasing demand for Remdesivir injections across the country in wake of the devastating second wave of COVID-19, Delhi AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria on April 30 advised people not to take..

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7 arrested after Delhi Police busts interstate gang in Uttarakhand [Video]

7 arrested after Delhi Police busts interstate gang in Uttarakhand

Delhi Police Crime Branch busted a gang that used to manufacture and sell fake Remedisvir injections in Uttarakhand. Delhi Police's Additional Police Commissioner (crime) Shibesh Singh informed that 7..

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9,200 oxygen concentrators, 5,243 O2 cylinders, 3.44L Remdesivir vials delivered to states: Govt

A total of 9,200 oxygen concentrators, 5,243 oxygen cylinders, 19 oxygen-generation plants and about 3.44 lakh Remdesivir vials received as global aid were delivered or dispatched through road and air..
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India received 2,060 oxygen concentrators, 3 oxygen generation plants as foreign aid on Friday

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Gilead Sciences gifts another 25,600 vials of Remdesivir to India

India thanked American biopharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences on Saturday for gifting another 25,600 vials of Remdesivir, which is used in the treatment of Covid-19 patients.
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Covid-19: Six US planes carrying medical supplies reached India in past few days

The US has so far sent six planes carrying emergency supplies to India, which is battling one of its worst public health crises. The emergency supplies include 125,000 Remdesivir vials to help treat..
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Foreign aid sent to 38 outfits in 31 states and UTs so far

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No shortage of oxygen and Remdesivir injections, confirms Medical Superintendent of NOIDA COVID Hospital

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Some key Maharashtra ministers diverting oxygen, Remdesivir: Fadnavis

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Maha cops to probe how BJP MP procured Remdesivir


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Why can’t all get free Covid jabs under national scheme: Supreme Court to Centre

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Remdesivir to be administered on medical prescription to severe Covid-19 patients: Centre to SC

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Not looking at it in policy terms: Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on foreign assistance to India

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Covid-19: US diverting raw material to Serum Institute for vaccine production

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Maharashtra, UP, Gujarat to get most Remdesivir for 10 days

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Remdesivir not a 'magic bullet', no data to suggest it will save lives: AIIMS Director

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Book those involved in black-marketing of medicines like Remdesivir under NSA: Yogi Adityanath

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