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Kodagu Doctor bats for Ivermectin to treat Covid-19 patients

Dr Kaveri Nambisan, an Indian surgeon and novelist practising in the picturesque Kodagu district has been practising the treatment of Covid-19 symptom patients with Ivermectin and allied drugs. She has been doing so since the surge of the first wave and continues to do now as well. In fact, she also wrote to the Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan emphasising the significance of Ivermectin and allied drugs as a safe and economical strategy for preventing Covid-19 transmission until the vaccine reaches the last person. However, the response has been the usual, typical and lethargic "for necessary action" from the Niti Aayog! Dr Kaveri Nambisan Kaveri Nambisan studied medicine at St.John's Medical College, Bengaluru and Surgery at the University of Liverpool, UK. After her return, she worked as a surgeon in various rural parts of rural India before moving to Lonavala to start a free medical centre for migrant labourers. She is vocal in critiques of urban centered health