Hospitals to provide Remdesivir to patients in Pune: official

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Pune, Apr 11 (PTI) Pune district administration has ordered that hospitals will have to make Remdisivir available for COVID-19 patients, and also launched a dedicated helpline to ensure the smooth distribution of the anti-viral drug.

Owing to the shortage of Remdesivir injections in Pune city, the administration has issued a notification stating that the drug will not be sold over-the-counter.

Authorities have also started a new helpline for those who need Remdesivir.

'Those who need the drug can call on 020-26123371 or call 1077,' tweeted Murlidhar Mohol, Mayor of Pune Municipal Corporation. PTI SPK NSK NSK