20 March 2020 | News
IICT will be working of existing anti-viral drugs like remdesivir, favipiravir and bolaxavir
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Mumbai based pharmaceutical company Cipla has teamed up with the Hyderabad based Council of Scientific & Industrial Research-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (CSIR-IICT) to develop potential candidates for treating COVID-19.
Scientists from IICT will be working of existing anti-viral drugs like remdesivir, favipiravir and bolaxavir.
Further on, Cipla will start the next phase of trials, take up regulatory authority approvals and subsequent mass production of the anti-viral drugs, for the treatment of COVID-19.