Rajnath Singh releases first batch of DRDO's anti-COVID oral drug 2-deoxy-D-glucose, details inside

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Rajnath Singh handed over the anti-COVID drug to his cabinet colleague Harsh Vardhan who handed over it to Delhi AIIMS director.

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Covid-19: Rajnath Singh released first batch of anti-covid drug 2-DG | Oneindia News
The first batch of anti-Covid oral drug 2-DG, developed by the DRDO, was released on Monday by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Health Minister Harsh Vardhan. Even as the country is reeling under vaccine shortage and growing Covid cases, vaccines worth lakhs were destroyed in a fire at a godown in Madhya Pradesh's Indore. The Indian Meteorological Department said that the cyclone poses no threat to the BMC premises. Over 1 Lakh People Shifted from Coastal Areas in Gujarat as Tauktae Storm Looms. A furious Mamata Banerjee landed at the CBI office in Kolkata today as two of her ministers, Firhad Hakim and Subrata Mukherjee, were arrested in the Narada bribery case. #NaradaCase #2DG #MamataBanerjee

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Disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2
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All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

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Neeraj Nischal, Assistant Professor Department of Medicine at AIIMS on Sunday listed two key factors which will determine Covid waves.
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Dr Guleria said that the virus is still mutating and so there's a need to be careful. The gap between the new waves is shortening and that's worrying.
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AIIMS chief Dr Randeep Guleria on Saturday warned that India could witness a third wave of coronavirus infections in the next 6-8 weeks if people do not adhere..
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