Taking a U-turn on his earlier stand, Yog guru Ramdev on Thursday mentioned that he’ll quickly get the COVID-19 jab and described docs as ‘God’s envoys on earth’. This is in sharp contradiction to his earlier stand the place Ramdev had mentioned that he didn’t want the COVID-19 vaccine as he has the safety of yoga and Ayurveda.
Ramdev has been on the centre of controversy as a result of his feedback on the efficacy of allopathic medicine in opposition to COVID-19, drawing sharp criticism from the medical fraternity and customary public alike.
However, on Thursday Ramdev welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement for a free vaccine to all from June 21, describing it as a ‘historic’ step and appealed to all to get themselves vaccinated.
“Get each doses of the vaccine and the double safety of yoga and Ayurveda. They will mix to provide you such a sturdy protect of safety that not a single individual will die from COVID,” PTI quoted Baba Ramdev as saying.
He additionally mentioned for emergency therapy and surgical procedure, allopathy was one of the best. “When it involves emergency therapy and surgical procedure, allopathy is one of the best. There can’t be two opinions about it,” Baba Ramdev mentioned.
Elaborating additional Ramdev mentioned, “I’m not in opposition to any organisation. Good docs are an actual boon. They are God’s envoys on earth. But particular person docs can do fallacious issues,” he mentioned.
However, he added that 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.