3 held for selling Remdesivir injection at Rs 70, 000

New Delhi, Apr 26 (ANI): Three people were arrested in Delhi for allegedly black marketing Remdesivir, an anti-viral drug used to treat COVID-19 infection. The accused were allegedly selling Remdesivir at Rs 70,000 per piece. Total of 7 vials were seized from them. Of the 3 accused, 2 ran medical stores while the third is a jeweller. Lately, Delhi Police has made several arrests in connection with black marketing of Remdesivir. On Apr 25, AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences) Director Randeep Guleria said Remdesivir is not a “magic bullet”, and it is being given to only those patients who are hospitalised.