Noida (UP), Apr 27: Amid a scarcity of medicines, a lady attendant of a COVID-19 affected person on Tuesday alleged that she was threatened of police motion by the Gautam Buddh Nagar’s chief medical officer if she again visited his workplace for remdesivir.
The alleged incident occurred with her after she and two different ladies attendants had reached the CMO workplace throughout the day together with seven-eight different individuals who had been desperately wanting for remdesivir for their members of the family.
According to purported movies that surfaced on social media, the three ladies had been seen begging with folded arms and even touching CMO Deepak Ohri”s ft with a request that they be supplied with the life-saving drug for their husbands.
“We came right here for (remdesivir) injection and so they stated it would be given when obtainable. When I stated I’ll come again, I used to be told that I would be despatched to jail if I came again,” the lady, whose husband is admitted at a non-public hospital in Noida, told reporters.
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She and the opposite individuals who had come to the CMO”s workplace stated they didn’t get the injections wanted for the therapy of their sufferers.
There was no official response from the CMO or the district administration over the episode.
The incident unfolded as a number of folks within the district made frantic searches for medication, together with remdesivir, even because the district administration and the CMO not too long ago claimed that there was no scarcity of medicines or hospital beds in Gautam Buddh Nagar.
Gautam Buddh Nagar, adjoining Delhi in western Uttar Pradesh, is without doubt one of the worst pandemic-hit districts within the state with a dying toll of 181 and over 6,800 lively COVID-19 sufferers, in keeping with official figures.