AYUSH related claims of COVID-19 Cure must not be advertised: Press Council notice for print media

NEET Bulletin(New Delhi, Desk): To prevent misleading information sharing about AYUSH drugs and services related to COVID 19, press Council of India urged print media to not publicize and advertise any such information or claims.

In an order, Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani & Siddha and Homeopathy (AYUSH) regulatory authorities must prohibit and prevent publicity and advertisement of AYUSH related information on COVID 19 treatment or diagnosis in any form in print, TV or any kind of digital or online media platform. Strict legal action will be taken on those who contravene the orders and guidelines at this critical time of epidemic.

Misuse of information and spread of wrong information among the community at this critical time of corona virus epidemic may impact negatively on the situation in the country and it will be difficult to control the epidemic and mismanagement may happen due to same.

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