The apex court made the remarks while hearing an appeal against a Kerala High Court order which had asked the state government to use alternative medicine only as an immunity booster.
The high court order of August 21 was challenged by the Dr AKB Sadbhavna Mission School of Homeo Pharmacy through advocate TR Venkita Subramoniam. A bench led by Justice Ashok Bhushan issued notices to the central government, formally seeking its stance on the issue.
Justice MR Shah, who was also part of the bench, dubbed the high court ruling correct. “Immunity boosters, not treatment,” he observed in his preliminary observations. “Not everybody can be allowed to treat (Covid).”
The high court had, acting on a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by a lawyer, ordered that…