Make tocilizumab, plasma therapy available for every COVID-19 patient: Gehlot
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Make tocilizumab, plasma therapy available for every COVID-19 patient: Gehlot

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July 27, 2020

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday directed officials to make available life-saving tocilizumab injection and plasma therapy to every COVID-19 patient in critical condition. In a review meeting on the coronavirus situation in the state, he said that tocilizumab injection costs around Rs 40,000 and is out of reach for poor and the state government will immediately approve funds for making the drug available for all.


New Delhi, 27 July 2020


As per news report of PTI, Gehlot directed officials to ensure availability of plasma and life-saving injections as per requirement in all medical colleges and district hospitals of the state along with the SMS hospital. The Chief Minister directed to promote plasma therapy in the treatment of coronavirus and to organise a plasma donation camp across the state.

Source -PTI


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