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Covid-19: 7 held in UP for selling pneumonia injections as Remdesivir

East Coast Daily | 09/05/2021 11:55 AM | Click to read full article

On Saturday, the Noida police arrested 7 persons for selling vials of injections used in pneumonia treatment packaged as Remdesivir. Remdesivir, an antiviral drug that is being used for the treatment of COVID-19 patients and because of its high demand, it is not easily available in the market.

Among the accused some work as nursing staff with hospitals in Delhi-NCR, others are medical representatives of pharmaceutical companies.