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The first batch of the drug against the coronavirus, “Avidavit” (also known as “Favipiravir” production RDIF and Chemrar) delivered to hospitals in Russia, RIA Novosti reported.
“In June will be delivered 60 thousand courses “of Avifauna”. If necessary, production capacity can be increased to two million courses per year”, — said the Agency received a press release.
The medicine started to clinics and pharmaceutical organizations of Moscow, Leningrad, Nizhny Novgorod, Novgorod and Kirov regions, Tatarstan and Ekaterinburg.
“Aviewer” — one of two registered drugs against novel coronavirus infection, earlier it was used in the treatment of Ebola. The Ministry of health has registered the drug in may. Infected Russians will get it for free under the system of compulsory health insurance (CHI) in the free market there’s no cure.
Video, photo All from Russia.