The doctors' body warned that if the issue is not resolved at the earliest, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) will be "forced to adopt direct democratic participation along with the resident doctors".
"IMA does not support the imposition of a travel ban. However, we appeal to all to avoid unnecessary travel, especially pleasure tourism and social gatherings. All our public transport system should strictly adhere to code of covid protocol."
The apex doctors' organisation said it would move the Supreme Court if the Kerala government does not enforce Covid-appropriate behaviour.
The decision was taken after a meeting with senior officials and considering all aspects into account including the opinion of medical experts, he said.
Global evidence and the history of any pandemic suggest that ‘the third wave is inevitable and imminent,’ Indian Medical Association said.
The Indian Medical Association’s Uttarakhand unit has termed the government’s move as ‘illegal’ and said that it promotes ‘mixopathy’.
The IMA also sought action against those spreading misinformation about modern medicine and Covid-19 vaccination
In addition to working excruciatingly long hours in challenging circumstances that exposed them to the virus, the medical staff also battled personal issues at home.
IMA has also served a defamation notice on Ramdev for his alleged disparaging remarks against allopathy and allopathic practitioners
The IMA has demanded an apology from Ramdev within 15 days for his alleged remarks against allopathy and allopathic doctors.
Citing a video circulating on social media, the IMA said Ramdev has claimed that 'allopathy is a stupid science'.
Pitching for a lockdown, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) asked the Union health ministry to ‘wake up from its slumber’ and take appropriate action to deal with the second Covid-19 wave.
The state has a total of 3,54,281 Covid cases while the tally of fatalities is 1897 since the outbreak of the virus last year.
8 million or 1.1% of all adults over 25 receive both doses of Covid-19 vaccine, says data
Dr J A Jayalal, National President, IMA, in an interview with Outlook, alleges that Ramdev’s claim is a bunch of lies and the presence of a Health Minister in such a function will send a wrong message in society.
The Maharashtra home minister said this a day after the IMA expressed shock over the 'blatant lie of WHO certification'
'The government should make a provision for including those persons in the vaccination drive who are interested in getting doses so that maximum number of people benefit', said IMA official.
IMA has been protesting against the government's order allowing Ayurveda practitioners to perform surgery.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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