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GoI has declared which drug as an essential drug under Schedule-H1 to treat the COVID-19 patients?

[A]. Marijuana
[B]. Hashish
[C]. Hydroxychloroquine
[D]. None of the above

Answer: Option C


The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare issued a directive that restricts the sale and distribution of hydroxychloroquine. The drug has been declared an essential drug to treat the COVID-19 patients. The Central government has specified the sale of the drug in "Schedule H1 to the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945."

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