Manufacture of remdesivir rises three-fold

Bengaluru: Amid the increasing demand for remdesivir, the Centre on Tuesday said the production of the antiviral drug has achieved three times the production capacity. Union minister for state chemical and fertiliser, Mansukh Mandaviya said India’s remdesivir manufacturing capacity, earlier 38.8 lakh vials per month, has now been increased to 1.16 crore vials per month. […]

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Will auto companies join the race to build ventilators?

A slowdown in the industry and its idle capacity make vehicle makers prime candidates to meet the demand By Shivani Priyam Bengaluru: The exponential growth in Covid-19 cases and mounting fatalities worldwide have brought home the acute shortage of ventilators for critically ill patients as well as protective gear for health workers. As ventilator manufacturers are […]

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