COVID-19: “We Are Not Discouraging The Product But…” – WHO Speaks On Madagascar Herbal Cure

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The World Health Organization () has spoken on the herbal cure made in .

The organization stated that it is not entirely discouraging the cure but the efficacy of the cure needs to be tested.

DPA reports that WHO Africa Director, Matshidiso Moeti stated this on Thursday.

“We have offered to support the design of a study to look into this product,” Moeti said.

Moeti disclosed that WHO officials had met with the Madagascan leadership to discuss under which conditions such a study could take place.

“We are not discouraging the product but we would like for it to be tried out. So when we are (making it broadly available), it’s based on some evidence,” Matshidiso said.

Madagascar’s medication called “COVID Organics” was prepared by the Malagasy Institute for Applied Research.

It is made out of artemisia, a plant cultivated on the Indian Ocean island.

President Andry Rajoelina announced that the remedy already cured some Madagascans of COVID-19.

“This plant strengthens immunity and protects against numerous viruses and fever and especially lung diseases,” Rajoelina said.

Adelowo Adegboyega
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