Chikungunya is turning out to be a national epidemic & a major calamity. There are horror stories of whole villages in Rajasthan being affected & old people who are so debilitated that they are not able to feed themselves.
Even after the fever goes away, patients are afflicted with severe joint pains for months. At this rate, it is conceivable that a large number of working people of our country will be unable to work for several months to come.
Those who sought Allopathic treatment for this disease were advised to take Paracetamol. Some Antibiotics were also recommended. To take care of pain, Pain Killers & Steroids were also suggested. This line of treatment has been given very wide publicity through newspapers. However, Patients who were subjected to this line of treatment were left with severe joint pains, which totally incapacitated them.
Many patients complained if severe stomach irritations as a consequence of long-term use of painkillers & other drugs.
Doctors in various conferences noted, No vaccine or specific anti-viral treatment was available for this fever. Neither are there preventive drugs. Since the disease was said to spread through mosquito bites, people were advised to wear long-sleeved dresses & trousers!!! It was clear that Allopathic specialists were encountering a public health problem that they could not comprehend.
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by Dr. Anil Singhal ( Author at Spirit India )
Posted on October 11th, 2006 at 2:39 pm.
Last updated on December 30th, 2014 at 3:55 pm.
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