Chatting with reporters at Nagpur airport, Fadnavis mentioned the state authorities ought to take note of the supply of remdesivir, as cases of black advertising and marketing had been reported final yr.
“The identical is occurring now as effectively. Not all states are witnessing a second wave. Therefore, the federal government ought to procure remdesivir from states that aren’t within the second wave of the pandemic and corporations which are producing the drug,” he mentioned.
The BJP chief additional mentioned that the state authorities ought to cease taking part in politics over the COVID-19 vaccine.
Union Well being Minister Harsh Vardhan has clearly said the variety of vaccine doses given to Maharashtra, pending doses and the amount which shall be given, he mentioned.
“These criticising the Centre ought to see that Maharashtra has extra vaccines than Uttar Pradesh, which has double the inhabitants of the state,” Fadnavis mentioned.