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Danang receives 5,000 Covid-19 antiviral Remdesivir vials

The Saigon Times

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HCMC – DB Investment and Development Company presented 5,000 vials of the antiviral drug Remdesivir to the central city of Danang at the Danang Hospital this morning, September 1.

A representative of the affiliate of Ecopark Group said the hospital will use the antiviral drug to treat Covid-19 patients.

The representative added the firm expected the antiviral drug to help those under treatment to recover faster.

Addressing the drug handover ceremony, Nguyen Van Quang, Secretary of the municipal Party Committee, expressed his gratitude to the donor, saying that it was not easy to ensure sufficient resources and medical equipment to combat the raging pandemic. Therefore, the donation means a lot to the city, Quang added.

The city’s Party chief expected that the company would continue to grow further and make more contributions to the country’s development as well as to the fight against the coronavirus.

According to data of the city’s anti-Covid authority, hospitals in the city are treating more than 2,100 people infected with the widely spreading virus. Of them, 70 are severely ill, 198 others tested negative for the virus once, and 87 others tested negative twice.

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