Buhari receives Madagascar’s coronavirus ‘cure’, says it’ll be verified before use

Buhari receives Madagascar’s coronavirus ‘cure’, says it’ll be verified before use

<p class="">Over 50 coronavirus patients in Madagascar are reported to have recovered after being treated with the remedy.</p>

<h1>Five days after President Muhammadu Buhari accepted Madagascar’s coronavirus ‘cure’, the drug has arrived in Nigeria. </h1>

<p class="">While receiving the portion of the drug in Abuja from Guinea Bissau President, <strong>Umaro Sissoco Embalo</strong> on Saturday, May 16, 2020, President Buhari said the drug must be verified before use.</p>

<p class="">Presidential spokesman, <strong>Garba She</strong>hu quoted the president as saying the drug will go through the same verification process other remedies for the disease are being subjected to.</p>

<p class="">“<em>We have our institutions, systems and processes in the country. Any such formulations should be sent to them for verification. I will not put it to use without the endorsement of our institutions,” </em>he said.</p>

<p class="">Madagascar’s <strong>President Andry Rajoelina</strong> launched the herbal tea, named COVID-Organics, last month, claiming that it has cured coronavirus patients.</p>

<p class="">The herbal tea produced by the Malagasy Institute of Applied Research (IMRA), was created from the Artemisia plant which has been used in malaria drugs.</p>

<p class="">Over 50 coronavirus patients in Madagascar are reported to have recovered after being treated with the remedy.</p>

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