NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has is worried over the alleged illegal clinical trial of drugs in India. The apex court said that is is unfortunate to see that humans have been treated as guinea pigs.
A Bench headed by Justice RM Lodha criticised Centre and the Madhya Pradesh Government for not filing response on public interest litigations (PILs) for alleged large-scale illegal drug trials in the state and other parts of the country.
The Bench said, “There has to be some sense of responsibility (on the part of the Government). Human beings are being treated as guinea pigs. This is unfortunate. “ The bench has alloted eight weeks time to Centre and the Medical Council of India to file their replies.