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CM orders procurement of 25k Remdesivir injections from A’bad

Lucknow: In view of the shortage of Remdesivir in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday directed the state health department to acquire 25,000 injections of Remdesivir from Gujarat’s Ahmedabad on an urgent basis.

According to the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO), the officers of the Health Department left for Ahmedabad 
to get 25000 Remedisver injections at 10.40 am today.

 Remdesivir is considered a key anti-viral drug in the fight against COVID-19.

Earlier, the Centre on Sunday prohibited exports of injection Remdesivir and Remdesivir Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) till the COVID-19 situation in the country improves.

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  • Uttar Pradesh
  • Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath
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