administration has distributed around 10,000 vials of
immunity-boosting homeopathic medicines to frontline workers
engaged in different COVID-19 related activities, officials
said on Saturday.
The vials were prepared by the government-run Biju
Patnaik Homeopathic Medical College and Hospital here
on the request of the chief district medical officer (CDMO) of
Ganjam, they said.
"We have already distributed those to the frontline
workers in the first phase," the CDMO of Ganjam district, Uma
Shankar Mishra, said.
The state government has recommended ''Arsenicum album
30'' as a preventive medicine to boost immunity, which the
Centre had approved, sources said.
The number of coronavirus positive cases has crossed
the 5,000-mark and more than 500 workers have been infected
with the disease in the district.
A total of 52 patients have died due to the contagion
in the district. PTI CORR AAM SBN