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Tuesday, 28 September 2021

Hundreds queue at government counter selling drug used to treat COVID-19 in India

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Hundreds queue at government counter selling drug used to treat COVID-19 in India
Hundreds queue at government counter selling drug used to treat COVID-19 in India

Hundreds queued at a government-run counter in southern India that was selling remdesivir, a drug used in treating COVID-19 patients.

Hundreds queued at a government-run counter in southern India that was selling remdesivir, a drug used in treating COVID-19 patients.

Footage from May 4 shows the large crowds lining up in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, to purchase the drug for their hospitalised loved ones.

Residents need a doctor's prescription, a photocopy of the patient's CT scan and the hospital name in order to purchase the drug.