India gets another drug to fight against COVID-19, Rajnath Singh to release first batch of 2-DG today
New Delhi: India's fight against the coronavirus is going to get stronger as the country will be releasing the first batch of the anti-COVID-19 drug 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG) today (May 17, 2021).
It will be released by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.
Rajnath Singh's office said that the defence minister will release the first batch via video conferencing facility at 10.30 AM.
Over 10,000 doses of the 2-DG drug are likely to be launched today.
The 2-DG drug has been developed by DRDO's Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS) in collaboration with Dr Reddy`s Laboratories.
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