Noida police arrests 7 people for Remdesivir injection's black marketing

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Published on May 9, 2021 - Duration: 02:14s

Noida police arrests 7 people for Remdesivir injection's black marketing

Noida police arrested 7 people for black marketing of Remdesivir injection, which is an antiviral drug that is being used for the treatment of COVID-19 patients.

Amid the COVID crisis, its high demand has led to medicine's black marketing.

9 vials with wrapper of Remdesivir has been recovered, ideally the medicine within the injection is used for treating pneumonia.

In past few days, several people have been arrested in parts of country for Remdesivir injection's black marketing.


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