Ukraine's government issued costs to purchase Remdesivir, the drug that could be used to treat coronavirus. Maksym Stepanov, the Healthcare Minister said so at a briefing.
"Yesterday, the government passed the decree to allocate funds to buy Remdesivir. This is a drug that is currenty not registered in Ukraine, but the law lets us bring it here", the official said.
The sum of the deal is not disclosed.
Remdesivir is a synthetic anti-viral drug that was initially developed for struggle against the Ebola. The drug is recommended for treatment of patients who suffer from Covid-19 symptoms.
128,228 people have got sick with Covid-19 in Ukraine since the pandemic began (+2430 over the last 24 hours). 2,710 people deceased, 59,676 recovered (+859 over the last 24 hours)