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Union Minister who endorsed papad to boost immunity against COVID-19 tests positive

Union minister Arjun Ram Meghwal, who had recently endorsed an indigenous papad brand claiming that eating the papad will help fight the deadly coronavirus, on Saturday tested positive for Covid-19. Meghwal was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at around 10 a.m. after he complained of difficulty in breathing, a doctor told IANS. Union minister #ArjunRamMeghwal (@arjunrammeghwal), who had recently endorsed an indigenous papad brand claiming that eating the papad will help fight the deadly coronavirus, on Saturday tested positive for #COVID19.#COVID19India #COVID__19 pic.twitter.com/FmqZcYdUeW IANS Tweets (@ians_india) August 8, 2020 However, his condition is said to be stable now. He is receiving treatment under Neeraj Nishchal, who is a professor at the Department of Medicine at AIIMS, as per sources. Meghwal, who is the Junior Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, recently made headlines after he claimed that a particular brand of the ubiquitous Indian snack, papad , had a role in boosting the immunity and antibodies that could help cure COVID-19. A video of the minister endorsing Bhabhiji papad , which he called a health supplement, had gone viral on social media. Keep scrolling to read more news Catch up on all the latest Crime, National, International and Hatke news here. Also download the new mid-day Android and iOS apps to get latest updates. Mid-Day is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@middayinfomedialtd) and stay updated with the latest news This story has been sourced from a third party syndicated feed, agencies. Mid-day accepts no responsibility or liability for its dependability, trustworthiness, reliability and data of the text. Mid-day management/mid-day.com reserves the sole right to alter, delete or remove (without notice) the content in its absolute discretion for any reason whatsoever


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