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Free dosage to prevent chikungunya

As Chikungunya is reported in many parts of the country, Dr Batra's Healthcare India has announced free preventive oral doses to anyone who walks into any of its 235 clinics from 17 to 30 September. `Fighting Chikungunya is the need of the hour. We understand that people need to be well prepared for this crisis. Hence we are offering free doses of preventive medicines across all our clinics in India, thus making this drive a stepping stone towards making India Chikungunya free,' said Dr Batra's Healthcare director (Medical Services) Dr Bindu Sharma in a release. She further said, 'For this outbreak, genus epidemicus (preventive homeopathy medicine) Bryonia, is very effective in preventing Chikungunya and thus we have ensured that this medicine is made available to all across India for effective control of the Chikungunya epidemic.' The medicine consumed orally is hassle free and has no side effects. It can be taken across age group and genders and the dose will not interfere with any on-going allopathic medication. The medication is avail-able for consumption, under medical supervision, for anyone who walks into Dr Batra's Healthcare Clinic, the release said. '