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New Delhi: AYUSH is the acronym of the alternative medical systems historically practised in India such as Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy. The Centre has promoted these alternative medicine systems although these are not backed by modern medical science.
Its efficacy is such that the Indian Medical Association (IMA) had to counter Centre’s Ayush protocol for Covid-19 management. Notably, the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has a clinical protocol for Covid-19 based World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines which the Centre recommends to follow.
The health ministry had earlier clarified that Ayush protocol for Covid-19 was recommended in addition to standard guidelines issued by it. The government’s National…