Primary Health Care: Open Access

ISSN - 2167-1079

Ashish Chauhan

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India


  • Commentary   
    Where We Disappointed Science in COVID-1- The Indian Story
    Author(s): Ashish Chauhan*

    Corona virus disease-2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has affected lives across the globe with 71,051,805 cases worldwide and 1,608,648 deaths as on December 15, 2020 [1]. Here, we bring forth the unscientific endorsements by the state regarding COVID-19. Government has endorsed drugs without any scientific evidence of efficacy, be it Remdesivir, Tocilizumab, Doxycycline ivermectin combination, and ritonavir lopinavir combination which continue to have endorsements by the state till date. There was no public involvement in decision making regarding policies of masking, social distancing and lockdown. Hence public support and adherence to such measures as masks was low in general public. With emergence of new strains and rollout of vaccination, scientific approach to health policy regarding these developments is of paramount importance... View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2167-1079.21.11.370

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