Remdesivir not a magic bullet: AIIMS Director

New Delhi, Apr 25 (ANI): Amid the shortage of anti-viral drug Remdesivir in the country in wake of devastating COVID-19 situation, AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences) Director Randeep Guleria said Remdesivir is not a “magic bullet”, and the anti-viral drug is given to only those patients who are hospitalised. “Remdesivir not a magic bullet, it's given to only patients who are hospitalised, have moderate to severe disease & whose oxygen saturation is below 93...Don't misuse Oxygen & Remdesivir. Most patients can recover by isolating at home,” Guleria said during conference with three other India’s top doctors who addressed issues related to COVID-19 situation.