Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers Mansukh Mandaviya has said that the Government is continuously engaged in boosting the production of liposomal Amphotericin-B injection. He said, the domestic production of liposomal Amphotericin-B, used in the treatment of black fungus, increased by more than five times in just three months. He said, domestic production is expected to cross 3.75 lakh vials in this month from the domestic production capacity of 62 thousand vials in April this year.
In a series of tweets today, Mr. Mandaviya has said, the government is also importing over nine lakh liposomal Amphotericin-B injections. He said, over 5.33 lakh injections have reached India and have been allocated to the states so far.