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India’s Maharashtra state govt plans to provide Remdesivir, Favipiravir for free: Chief minister

A lab technician inspects filled vials of investigational coronavirus treatment drug remdesivir at a Gilead Sciences facility in La Verne, California. Photograph: Gilead Sciences/Reuters. Sketched by the Pan Pacific Agency.

MUMBAI, Jun 28, 2020, India Today. “We will get stocks of Remdesivir and Favipiravir soon. We are thinking of providing them for free,” CM Uddhav Thackeray said today, India Today reported.

“Number of coronavirus cases are increasing and so have we increased testing. We have started a new programme called ‘Chase the virus’,” he said.

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