Yoga guru Ramdev, who had stated he doesn’t want the Covid vaccine as he has safety of yoga and ayurveda, on Thursday did a somersault, saying he’ll quickly get the jab and described docs as “God’s envoys on earth”.
Ramdev had earlier stirred an argument along with his feedback on the efficacy of allopathic medicine in opposition to COVID-19, drawing the ire of the medical fraternity.
Now, welcoming Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement about free vaccine to all from June 21, Ramdev described it as a “historic” step and appealed to all to get themselves vaccinated.
“Get both doses of the vaccine and the double protection of yoga and ayurveda. They will combine to give you such a robust shield of protection that not a single person will die from Covid,” he advised reporters in Haridwar.
Asked when he’ll get the vaccine shot, the yoga guru stated, “Very soon.”
Ramdev additionally heaped reward on good allopathic docs, describing them as “God’s envoys on earth”.
On the continuing confrontation with the Indian Medical Association (IMA), Ramdev stated he can’t have any animosity with any organisation.
All he was in opposition to the exploitation of individuals within the identify of medicines, he stated.
Ramdev stated Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Kendras needed to be opened due to the tendency amongst many docs to prescribe costly medicines instead of generic medicine, that are less expensive.
“I am not against any organisation. Good doctors are a real boon. They are God’s envoys on earth. But individual doctors can do wrong things,” he stated.
He additionally stated for emergency therapy and surgical procedure, allopathy is the very best.
“When it comes to emergency treatment and surgery, allopathy is the best. There cannot be two opinions about it,” stated the yoga guru who had induced a lot anger amongst docs by his latest remarks in opposition to allopathy.