Demand for Remdesivir, which has become a crucial drug for patients severely affected by COVID-19, increased exponentially during the second wave of the pandemic. At the Tamil Nadu government’s Kilpauk Medical College Hospital, thousands of people are lining up to buy Remdesivir. The TN government only authorized this center for the distribution of the drug to the entire state. TN-based public health activist Dr Santhi talks about the importance of the drug today.