Remdesivir medicine blackmarketeers face legal action: Basavaraj Bommai

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Bengaluru, Apr 15: Home and Law Minister Basavaraj Bommai has warned tough legal action against anybody found creating artificial scarcity by hoarding and blackmarketing Remdesivir medicine, which necessary in the treatment of Covid patients.

Speaking to reporters at Humnabad in Bidar district, he said the State Government has received several complaints regarding anti-social elements trying to create artificial shortage/scarcity of Remdesivir medicine and selling it for higher price.

"I strictly warn them who create artificial scarcity and sell the medicine for higher price. Cases will be booked under Covid Regulatory Act,’’ he said during the election campaign in Bidar district.

He said, Karnataka faced many problems last year. But this time, we have made adequate facilities for treatment of Covid patients in all hospitals besides taking steps for testing.

Bommai said a high level police officers meeting is called in Bangalore to discuss how to safeguard police staff from Covid-19 and to implement rules to Control the situation.






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  • k b r, Mangala Uru

    Thu, Apr 15 2021

    it is in the blood of ಬನಿಯ to exploit panic / shortage / high demand... things will be hoarded and hidden prompting a black market and high price... now medicine, test, bed all will be in official short supply, everything will be available through black market / backroom negotiations through high prices..... when the pandemic started, hospitals used to shunt patients / suspected patients from one hospital to another...

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  • Charles D'Mello, Pangala

    Thu, Apr 15 2021

    There must be serious shortage of Remdesivir Medicine with Government. Hence this statement. Mr. Bommai, If it has been brought to your notice about Black marketing, what stops you to take action instead of giving open statement of action will be taken...??????

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  • Cynthia, Kirem

    Thu, Apr 15 2021

    In Mangaluru, no vaccines are available in pvt hospitals...out of stock i heard....

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Thu, Apr 15 2021

    Cynthia, Kirem - Only for 45 years & above ...

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Thu, Apr 15 2021

    Today 300 Remdesivir Vaccines were Robbed ...

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  • Vincent D'Souza, Belthangady

    Thu, Apr 15 2021

    Where did the robbery take place?

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  • Manvit, Mangalore

    Thu, Apr 15 2021

    where from Mumbai?

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Thu, Apr 15 2021

    Manvit, Mangalore - Rajkot in Gujarat ...

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