Vardhan had recently said the state was "paying the price for gross negligence" during Onam when unlocking of services along with an increase in travel for trade and tourism led to the spurt in cases
He also said there is a plan to conduct trial of ayurvedic medicines such as aswagandha, guduchi, pippali etc to prevent people from getting infected from COVID-19.
'Till we get a vaccine for fighting COVID-19, the COVID-appropriate behaviours will serve as a potent social vaccine and keep us protected and safe,' the minister stated.
Diet, nutrition play key role in preventing deaths due to diseases including COVID: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan
Addressing officials of 197 cities and districts, the Union Health Minister highlighted the pressing need for the campaign.
With 253 million adolescents, India comprises a high proportion of individuals in a transient phase of life that requires nutrition, education, counselling and guidance to ensure their proper developm
According to the RDA, privacy of the details of candidates as given in the NEET application forms has been compromised and passed on to private medical institutions.