The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) gave approval to molnupiravir for emergency use in the treatment of adult patients with COVID-19 and who have a high risk of disease progression, thus adding another potential drug to the therapeutic armamentarium for the treatment of COVID-19.
The oral antiviral pill can be easily taken at home and many experts are of the opinion that it could be a game-changer as it could prevent disease worsening.
Join us for an intriguing discussion on this new addition to the COVID-19 therapeutic armamentarium - molnupiravir - where our experts will talk in detail about this antiviral agent and how it can change the current scenario in COVID-19 management.
Consultant Physician and Diabetologist, Shilpa Medical Research Centre, Mumbai
Dr. Mangesh Tiwaskar specialize in Diabetology and Cardiology, and is currently based in Mumbai. Dr. Tiwaskar is a Gold Medalist in Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Pathology, Microbiology & Medicine. He passed the MD Postgraduate Examination with a Gold Medal as well. He is Consultant Physician and Diabetologist, Shilpa Medical Research Centre, Mumbai, Honoray General Secretary, Association of Physicians of India (API).
Chest Physician, Vora Clinic, Mumbai & General Secretary, Academy of Advanced Medical Education
Dr. Agam Vora is a Chest Physician, Vora Clinic, Mumbai & General Secretary, Academy of Advanced Medical Education. Academically he is well qualified, Graduate from Grant Medical College, Mumbai; Post Graduate in the field of Pulmonology from Lokmanya Tilak Medical College - Mumbai. He also holds the Position of Patron of Tuberculosis Association of India - North East chapter. He has more than 15 years of teaching experience.
MD, PhD, Virologist, Director Center for AIDS and Antiviral Research, Director Medical Division Synergia Pandemic Foundation, Former Director CSIH Hospital, Bangalore
Dr. Gifty Immanuel is a MD, PhD, Virologist, Director Center for AIDS and Antiviral Research, Director Medical Division Synergia Pandemic Foundation, Former Director CSIH Hospital, Bangalore. He has a PhD in Virology from India, An MD Physicians Degree from the Philippines, A Certificate in Global Infectious Disease from Harvard University, A Masters in Public Health from Australia, A Diploma in Vaccinology from Pasteur Institute Paris, and a PG Diploma in Zoonotic Diseases from India.
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