What ever happened to the chants "follow the science" from the dullards in public office & media?
Over 200 million people live in Utter Pradesh India, aka UP. The Indian Express reported on the following statement from Uttar Pradesh State Surveillance Officer Vikssendu Agrawal said.:
“Uttar Pradesh was the first state in the country to introduce large-scale prophylactic and therapeutic use of Ivermectin. In May-June 2020, a team at Agra, led by Dr. Anshul Pareek, administered Ivermectin to all RRT team members in the district on an experimental basis. It was observed that none of them developed Covid-19 despite being in daily contact with patients who had tested positive for the virus,”
(Click to read the full story from The Indian Express)
The active caseload in Uttar Pradesh as of August 16, 2021, is at 419 with only 17 individuals testing positive the day prior. Meanwhile, other sparsely populated states like Kerala, Maharashtra, and Tamil Nadu account for large caseloads ranging from 20,000 to more than 100,000.