Soon India will supply in Russia up to 100 million tablets of anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine used in the treatment of coronavirus infection. This was stated by Russian Ambassador to India, Nikolai Kudashev, RIA Novosti reported.
“Despite the fact that India itself needs it, the Indian side has gone towards the treatment of the Russian side and licensed deliveries to the Russian Federation up to 100 million tablets of hydroxychloroquine. And licensed deliveries to the Russian market of paracetamol, it is also quite an impressive party,” he said. According to him, deliveries could begin in the near future, at the end of April – early may.
On the eve of the government of the Russian Federation instructed to use for the treatment of coronavirus infection hydroxychloroquine obtained from China. It is known that China put about 70 thousand packings of hydroxychloroquine on Pro-Bono basis. The head of the government Mikhail Mishustin has instructed the National medical research center of cardiology to apply, store and distribute the medicine among medical organizations, including private.