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Coronavirus Update: Gilead And Zydus Cadila Expand Drugs Available In India

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Gilead outlines efforts to expand availability of remdesivir in India while offers for supplies from Russia, Uzbekistan are also on the table. Zydus Cadila has received accelerated approval in India for pegylated interferon alpha-2b in moderate COVID-19 infection in adults.

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