NITI Aayog’s VK Paul recommends chyawanprash, Ayurveda to get rid of Covid-19

The number of corona patients in the country is increasing at a rapid pace, where now around 1.80 lakh cases are being reported daily. Due to so many cases, beds and medicines are falling in hospitals. Meanwhile, on Tuesday, the Union Health Ministry held a press briefing and explained the Covid-19 situation in the country. In which Dr. VK Paul, member of NITI Aayog, has recommended Ayurveda and Chyawanprash to the people for which the experts have criticized him.

Dr. VK Paul

Dr. Paul said that if a person has a Covid-19, he should also consult the Ayurveda expert. Also follow the advice given by the immunity boost on their behalf. Apart from this, the government has also advised to use things like Chyawanprash, turmeric milk, decoction twice a day in its guidelines. He also advised to seek advice from homeopathy doctors. According to Dr. Paul, all these things help, due to which the Ministry of Health has given advisory related to this.

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At the same time, medical experts have expressed their displeasure over this advice. Former head of the Indian Medical Association, Dr. Rajan Sharma said that Dr. Paul’s words are like misleading people. If a person has a corona, that brew should not go to the PA hospital? The decoction will eliminate the need for vaccine. Where do you land If all these things help to increase immunity, then what is the need of vaccine. He further said that after hearing all this, many people sit at home after having corona and drink things like decoction-turmeric milk. Later, when his condition worsens, he reaches the hospital, by then it is too late. It also accuses doctors of not treating them.

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