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Covid-19: Fadnavis asks Maharashtra govt to acquire remdesivir from different states amid shortages


NAGPUR: BJP chief Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday mentioned to deal with the scarcity of remdesivir, the Maharashtra authorities ought to procure the drug from states that aren’t witnessing a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic and take motion towards black advertising and marketing of the injection.

Talking to reporters at Nagpur airport, Fadnavis mentioned the state authorities ought to take note of the supply of remdesivir, as situations of black advertising and marketing had been reported final 12 months.

“The identical is going on now as properly. Not all states are witnessing a second wave. Therefore, the federal government ought to procure remdesivir from states that aren’t within the second wave of the pandemic and firms which are producing the drug,” he mentioned.

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The BJP chief additional mentioned that the state authorities ought to cease taking part in politics over the COVID-19 vaccine.

Union Well being Minister Harsh Vardhan has clearly acknowledged the variety of vaccine doses given to Maharashtra, pending doses and the amount which shall be given, he mentioned.

“These criticising the Centre ought to see that Maharashtra has extra vaccines than Uttar Pradesh, which has double the inhabitants of the state,” Fadnavis mentioned.


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