Govt prohibits use of Remdesivir in children with corona virus infection
- Also, the Children under the age of five are no longer required to wear masks.
- These recommendations have been made in the guidelines issued by the Union Government.
- Directorate General of Health Services, DGHS of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has issued comprehensive guidelines for management of Covid-19 in children below 18 years.
- In the guidelines, an emergency use authorization drug Remdesivir has not been recommended in children.