Corona kit: Patanjali didn’t have permission to launch drug to cure coronavirus, says Uttarakhand officia – Times of India

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Corona kit: Patanjali didn’t have permission to launch drug to cure coronavirus, says Uttarakhand officia – Times of India


DEHRADUN: The

Uttarakhand

government is issuing a notice to yoga guru

Ramdev

‘s Patanjali for launching a drug claiming to be a cure for

coronavirus

when it had only applied for an immunity booster against cough and fever, an official said on Wednesday.

State Ayurved department’s licence officer Y S Rawat said the notice is being issued to the firm to explain from where it got the permission to launch a “corona kit” as a cure from the virus.

Patanjali Ayurveda Ltd

had the licence only for manufacturing an immunity booster against cough and fever. There was nothing in their application related to the treatment of coronavirus,” the officer said.

“We did receive an application from Patanjali on June 10. The application was approved after examination by a panel on June 12 but the firm had the permission to manufacture only two-three drugs as immunity booster against cough and fever, and not a drug for coronavirus,” he added.

The company had recently launched an ayurvedic medicine, named

Coronil

, claiming that it cures coronavirus.

The notice will be sent to the firm under Rule 170 of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940, which makes it mandatory for companies to advertise any product in print and electronic media only with the permission from the state lice

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