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Maharastra won’t allow the sale of Patanjali’s Coronil tablet without certification says, Anil Deshmukh

23rd February 2021 |TITN Team

On Tuesday, Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said that the sale of Patanjali’s Coronil tablets will not be permitted in the state without appropriate affirmation.

Anil Deshmukh took to his authority Twitter account to report the news. He said, “The IMA has questioned the said ‘clinical trials’ of Coronil & WHO refuted the false claims made by Patanjali Ayurveda for giving any certificate regarding its effectiveness for COVID-19 treatment. Launching such a drug hurriedly and being endorsed by two senior Central Union Ministers is highly deplorable. Selling of Coronil without proper certification from competent health organizations like WHO, IMA and others will not be allowed in Maharashtra.” 

Prior to Monday, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) had communicated stun over the ‘blatant lie of WHO confirmation’ for Patanjali’s Coronil tablet. The IMA additionally requested a clarification from Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan in whose presence the medication was dispatched.

The IMA said, “Being Health Minister of the country, how justified is it to release such falsely fabricated unscientific product to people of the whole country. Can you clarify the time frame, timeline for the so-called clinical trial of this said anti-corona product?”

“The country needs an explanation from the minister. The Indian Medical Association will also write to National Medical Commission for seeking suo moto explanation for his blatant disrespect to the code of conduct of Medical Council of India,” the IMA added.