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Delhi Court Rejects Bail To Man For Holding Fake Remdesivir Injections

Jul 10, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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

No Remdesivir, 6-Minute Walk Test: Govt Issues Guidelines For Covid Management In Kids

Jun 10, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The guideline suggests rational use of CT scan and says Remdesivir and steroid are not recommended

As Covid Infections Dip, Centre Stops Allocation Of Remdesivir To States

Union minister Mansukh L Mandaviya said that the country produces 3,50,000 vials of Remdesivir everyday

Covid Patients Suffer As Drug Regulator And Top Research Body Lack Coordination

May 27, 2021 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

While the ICMR is investigating if 2-Deoxy-d-Glucose (2-DG) is useful in the treatment of Covid-19, the DCGI has already granted it emergency use authorization (EUA).

IMA Demands Action Against Baba Ramdev For Unscientific Statement On Allopathy

Citing a video circulating on social media, the IMA said Ramdev has claimed that 'allopathy is a stupid science'.

09 May, 2021

GST Exemption On Vaccine, Covid Drugs Will Make Them Costlier: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Outlook Web Bureau

Nirmala Sitharaman tweeted her response to Mamata Banerjee's letter, saying these items are already exempted from customs duty and health cess.

07 May, 2021

Covid-19: Himachal HC Asks Govt To Provide Details Of Available Beds, Medicines, Vaccination Programme

Ashwani Sharma

The Himachal Pradesh High Court also directed the government to place on record its plan to tackle the Covid-19 surge.

06 May, 2021

Bangladesh Sends 10,000 Vials Of Remdesivir To India

Outlook Web Bureau

Bangladesh’s Deputy High Commissioner in Kolkata Toufique Hasan handed over 10,000 vials of Remdesivir to the representative of the Indian government.

29 April, 2021

Do Not Administer Remdisivir At Home: Revised Guidelines For Home Isolation Of Mild Covid-19 Cases

Outlook Web Bureau

In case of falling oxygen saturation levels or shortness of breath, the person should require hospital admission and seek immediate consultation with the treating physician or surveillance team.

28 April, 2021

US Rushing Remdesivir And Other Life-Saving Drugs To India To Combat Covid Surge: Joe Biden

Outlook Web Bureau

US President Joe Biden assured Narendra Modi that the United States and India will work closely together in the fight against Covid-19.

27 April, 2021

Millions Of Vials Of Remdesivir Exported, Now Indians Suffering Due To Shortage: Delhi HC Raps Centre

Outlook Web Bureau

Remdesivir, an antiviral drug which was originally developed to treat Hepatitis C, is being used in many parts of India to treat Covid-19 patients.


25 April, 2021

Ordered 1.75 Lakh Doses Of Remdesivir But Received Only 28, 350: Rajasthan Govt

Outlook Web Bureau

In a statement, Rajasthan health minister said that for the period from April 21 to April 30, a total of 26,500 Remdesivir injections have been allocated to Rajasthan by the Centre.

23 April, 2021

Remdesivir Production To Be Ramped Up From Monthly 38.80 Lakh Units To 74 Lakh Units By May: MHA

Outlook Web Bureau

The home ministry also asked the states and Union territories (UTs) to ensure seamless supply and transport of Remdesivir.

22 April, 2021

FIR Against Two In Mumbai For Selling Fake Remdesivir Vials

Outlook Web Bureau

The incident came to light when the 38-year-old woman, a resident of suburban Tilaknagar, approached the police with a complaint on Tuesday evening, an official said.

21 April, 2021

Remdesivir Crunch Is Due To Bad Science, Bad Politics: Ex-president, Indian Medical Association

Lola Nayar

Many doctors are prescribing this emergency medicine even in cases it is not required as if it is a panacea for all, says former national president of Indian Medical Association.

20 April, 2021

Industries Can Wait For Oxygen, Not Covid-19 Patients: Delhi HC

Outlook Web Bureau

'Industries can wait. Patients cannot. Human lives are at stake,' a bench of Justices Vipin Sanghi and Rekha Palli said to the central government.

20 April, 2021

Mumbai: 2,200 Remdesivir Vials Stocked By Exporters Seized

Outlook Web Bureau

Acting on information, the police and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials conducted raids on Monday at two locations in suburban Andheri and New Marine Lines in south Mumbai


18 April, 2021

Congress, AAP Attack BJP Over Questioning Of Pharma Firm Director

Outlook Web Bureau

The pharma company official was questioned on Saturday over alleged excess stock of the Remdesivir drug and was later allowed to leave after he produced necessary documents.

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Chairperson of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury addresses the conference to mark centennial year celebration of PAC, in the Central Hall of Parliament House, in New Delhi. Lok Sabha Speaker Om...

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Expelled AIADMK leader VK Sasikala pays tribute to J Jayalalithaa on her fifth death anniversary, near Marina Beach, in Chennai.

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Devotees wait in queues outside the Sri Krishna Janambhoomi temple in Mathura. Security has been tightened in Mathura after Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha announced its plan to perform ‘jalabhishek’ at Shahi Eidgah in...

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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla delivers valedictory address during the conference to mark centennial year celebration of Public Accounts Committee (PAC), in the Central Hall of Parliament House, in New Delhi.

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A black flag being hoisted at the venue of Hornbill festival in solidarity with the civilians, killed in an anti-insurgency operation, in Kisama, Nagaland.

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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

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India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

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