Calcutta Medical College orders probe into medicines used to

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treat critical Covid-19 patients, go missing Kolkata, Jun 2 (PTI) The Calcutta Medical College and Hospital has ordered a probe after at least 26 Tocilizumab injections, worth over Rs 10 lakh, went missing' from the hospitals stores.

A CMCH doctor, a nurse and an MLA who is also a doctor are suspected to be allegedly involved, a senior official of the prestigious medical college said.

An audio recording of a conversation on the matter allegedky between two CMCH lady officials surfaced on a social networking site.

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee said that the health department and the CMCH were looking into the matter.

' I cannot say anything on the matter. The health department and the CMCH both have enough power to deal with such incidents,' Banerjee told reporters.

Recent studies indicate that Tocilizumab, a medicine used to treat arthritis, could prove useful in treating critical Covid-19 patients. PTI SCH JRC JRC

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