BJP MP Gautam Gambhir

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Delhi Drug Controller To Probe MP, MLAs Bulk-Buying COVID Medicines

The Delhi High Court has directed Delhi's drug controller to investigate the bulk-buying of medicines by cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir amid short supply. Although the Court observed Gambhir's intentions to be good, it asserted that "he has done a disservice" with his move. Reportedly, Gambhir had bought 2,628 Fabiflu strips to distribute among COVID-19 patients. Besides, BJP MP Gambhir, AAP MLAs Preeti Tomar and Praveen Kumar are… read-more

Mon, 24 May 2021 - 07:20 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Gautam Gambhir, Delhi High Court, Drug Controller, Bulk Buying, fabiflu, Covid-19

Courtesy: The Tribune

Zydus Cadila

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Zydus Cadila Tests COVID-19 Drug, Seeks DCGI's Regulatory Approval

Ahmedabad-based Zydus Cadila has sought approval from the drug regulator to use its viral hepatitis drugs to treat COVID-19. Zydus has claimed that during the phase-3 trial, its drugs - Pegyalated Interferon Alpha 2b and PegiHepTM - resulted in 91.15% efficacy. The drugs also reduced the supplemental oxygen need of patients from 84 to 56 hours. Moreover, the hepatitis B and hepatitis C-treating drug ‘PegIFN’ is a single-dose affordable… read-more

Mon, 05 Apr 2021 - 08:36 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Coronavirus, Drug Controller, Zydus Cadila, Covid-19

Courtesy: Hindustan Times