Express News Service
THIRUVANNATHAPURAM: Following the state government’s endorsement for ayurveda and yoga for treating asymptomatic COVID patients and those under category A, the Department of Indian Systems of Medicine (ISM) said there is an overwhelming response from the public.
According to the department, various ISM institutions have been flooded with queries regarding the mode of treatment and medication available.
At the same time, Ayush practitioners are disgruntled at the delay in implementation of the National Clinical Management Protocol based on ayurveda and yoga for management of COVID-19 (NCP-AY) in the state. They point fingers at Sharmila Mary Joseph, state’s Ayush secretary, in this regard.
“The response so far has been encouraging. As per the plan, the condition of COVID patients, who are either asymptomatic or with mild symptoms, can be managed with the help of ayurveda/yoga. However, it…