However, a larger number of cases of fungal infections have been found linked with the coronavirus infection during the recent surge, the government informed Parliament.
In a letter to the NMC, the IMA warned that the one-week period exposure especially in another system of medicine will only pave the way for a "half-baked mixopathy, which is disastrous for the countr
The Indian Medical Association had also written to Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami recently asking him to not allow the yatra to go ahead in the interest of the state and the country.
Voicing concern over governments and people being complacent and engaging in mass gatherings without following protocols, the IMA said these events are potential super spreaders for a third wave.
The fortnight-long yatra that begins with the onset of the month of Shravan around July 25 and goes on till the first week of August sees Kanwariyas from neighbouring states gathering in Haridwar.
Multiple FIRs have been lodged against Ramdev in Patna and Raipur following complaints by the Indian Medical Association.
The Doctors' Day is observed in the honour of noted doctor and former West Bengal chief minister Bidhan Chandra Roy, whose birth and death anniversaries fall on July 1.
It opined that the focus on stopping the spread among mildly symptomatic and asymptomatic patients with community support could avoid numerous preventable deaths.
Wearing black dresses and sporting black badges, the doctors and other health staff staged protests and raised slogans.
Nearly 15,000 members and several thousand non-members are slated to wear black badges and hold banners in protest against the discreditation of allopathy.
Currently, 21 states have local laws, but what we need is a strong central law to protect doctors from violence, the doctors' body said.
The complaint was filed by the state unit of the Indian Medical Association.
The IMA also demanded that the government to give 'martyrhood' to all deceased doctors and award solatium to their families under PMGKP.
It further said that June 15 will be observed as a National Demand Day and Press Meets will held across the country by branches.
IMA said that all those involved in such heinous crimes ought to be punished so as to create an effective deterrent for other anti-social elements.