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Hundreds, Including Covid Suspects, Queue Up at Andhra Village for ‘Ayurvedic’ Treatment of Virus

Dais Newsfeed | 22/05/2021 11:53 AM | Click to read full article

As India fights the second wave of deadly coronavirus, an Ayurvedic quack in Nellore, Andhra Pradesh has been distributing herbal medicine and eye drops which have been drawing huge crowds of both Covid and non-Covid patients.

The quack was identified as Anandaiah. Supporting him, the District magistrate along with a few ayurvedic doctors have submitted a report saying “no side-effects have been seen since it is made with herbal ingredients, but components used for making eye drops may be harmful to the eyesight in the long run."