The Israeli prime minister notes that the Pfizer vaccine is significantly less effective against the Delta variant.
The English health secretary reveals he is infected by C19 despite full vaccination; implying that because he has “mild” symptoms the vaccine has mitigated the intensity of the infection or that the vaccine really did not help much.
Countries with the highest per capita vaccination are experiencing a surge by the Delta variant.
In India, however, 4 states ( Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa, and Karnataka have decided to promote ivermectin as a prophylactic for good reasons.
Most Indian physicians in India who have treated C19 patients with ivermectin are impressed by its effectiveness.
Every patient with Covid that I have treated with Ivermectin recovered within a few days. The oldest gentlemen were 78 and 80 years, both had diabetes.
Vaccination should be restricted to the vulnerable and till fully vaccinated should use ivermectin for prevention.
The Guardian would do itself credit by seeking the opinion of Indian physicians who have actually used ivermectin to treat patients with Covid 19.