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55 advertisements on Covid-19 reported to AYUSH Ministry in May: ASCI

Apart from that, the self-regulatory body for the advertising industry said it received three complaints from the general public about other brands

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In April, the first full month of the lockdown, the body had reported 50 campaigns by ayurveda and homeopathic drug makers offering cure for the novel coronavirus | Representative image

Press Trust of India Mumbai
The Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) on Thursday said it found 52 campaigns violating the AYUSH Ministry guidelines for making claims related to Covid-19 across media platforms in May.
Apart from that, the self-regulatory body for the advertising industry said it received three complaints from the general public about other brands.
All the 55 advertisements have been flagged to the AYUSH Ministry for further action, it added.
In April, the first full month of the lockdown, the body had reported 50 campaigns by ayurveda and homeopathic drug makers offering cure for the novel coronavirus.
The three campaigns which were found to be violating

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First Published: Jul 30 2020 | 9:05 PM IST

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