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Eskayef produces Remdesivir in Bangladesh

Eskayef produces Remdesivir in Bangladesh

Eskayef Pharmaceuticals Limited has completed the production of Remdisivir, the drug which is proved to be effective in treating COVID-19 patients.

After completion of all production process, the company started to distribute the drug on Friday, according to a media statement.

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Eskayef Simeen Hossain in a media statement said, we are glad to inform you that Remdesivir, the only effective drug against coronavirus, is now at our hands.

Remdesivir, a drug developed by Gilead Sciences in the US, has grabbed attention as one of the most promising treatments for Covid-19, the respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus that has killed more than 250,000 people.

It got the approval of US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a drug against coronavirus last week.

The brand name for Remdesivir manufactured by Eskayef is Remivir.