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Amid Covid surge, govt approves stepping up of production of Remdesivir

Business Standard | 14/04/2021 06:25 PM | Click to read full article

Remdesivir is a drug used to treat Covid-19. The central government aims to ramp up the production capacity for manufacturing of the drug to around 7.8 million vials per month amid the Covid surge.

Fast-track approval has been given for seven additional sites having the production capacity of 1 million vials per month to six manufacturers.