Over 250 injections recovered from Andheri shop, two held

Mumbai: Amid a scarcity of Remdesivir, a key medication within the therapy of coronavirus, the Mumbai Police recovered 272 injections of the drug from the Andheri space of the town.

Two individuals have been arrested in connection to the incident.

In accordance with the police, the injections had been recovered from GR Pharma in Jogeshwari, the place that they had been stocked for black advertising and marketing.

The seized injections can be despatched to numerous surrounding hospitals for therapy of crucial sufferers.

Additional investigation within the case is underway, officers mentioned.

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In an identical incident, a person was nabbed from Andheri East on Thursday night with 12 vials of Remdesivir with him. Recognized as Sarfaraz Hussain (22), the accused was held after the crime department of the Mumbai Police acquired a tip-off and laid a lure.

It’s but to be often called to whom he was going to ship the injections that had been seized.

Maharashtra Well being Minister Rajesh Tope provides an replace on Remdesivir doses within the state

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Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope gives an update on Remdesivir doses in the state

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On Thursday, Maharashtra Well being Minister Rajesh Tope requested the Centre to ship the anti-viral drug as quickly as attainable as COVID-19 instances are taking pictures and shares are operating dry.

He additionally mentioned that the central medicine management physique ought to examine the misuse of Remdesivir and take efforts to cease its hoarding and black advertising and marketing.

He additional requested the Union Well being Ministry to decrease the speed of the drug from Rs 4000 to Rs 1200, in order that the frequent man can afford it and folks don’t resort to unlawful actions.

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