Remdesivir issued in name of dead patients: UP Medical College principal shunted for alleged anomalies
Kanpur: In wake of alleged anomalies at the Lala Lajpat Rai (LLR) hospital, wherein, Remdesivir injections were issued in the name of dead patients during the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic, Uttar Pradesh government has recently removed Dr RB Kamal from the post of principal of Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial (GSVM) Medical College.
Presently, Dr Sanjay Kala, the acting principal of Government Medical College (GMC), Agra has been appointed as principal of GSVM medical college. Dr Kala had held a post of Head of General Surgery, GSVM medical college before he became the officiating principal of GMC, Agra.
Meanwhile, Dr Kamal has been made principal of Moti Lal Nehru medical college Prayagraj.
It came to fore during a probe that injections were removed from the store allegedly by the nursing staff in the name of the dead patients.
Medical Dialogues team had earlier reported that authorities constituted a team to investigate alleged mismanagement and black marketing of Remdesivir injections. The team was asked to collect data on the allocation of injections.