WHO warns against the use of a coronavirus herbal cure pushed by Madagascar to fight COVID-19. President Andry Rajoelina slams back for ‘doubting’ their home-grown cure for coronavirus.
COVID Organics, a herbal concoction that claims to treat people suffering from the novel coronavirus was officially launched last month by the Madagascar President. However, the World Health Organization cautioned against self-medication and using the product without medical supervision.
Coronavirus herbal cure by Madagascar
President Rajoelina reportedly slams WHO for not endorsing to their cure for coronavirus saying, if this came from a Europen country, there would not have been so many doubts, he told in an exclusive interview with Paris-based France 24 and Radio France International. WHO has not approved the proclaimed herbal cure for Coronavirus patients.
”The problem is that it comes from Africa. And they cannot accept that a country like Madagascar, which is one of the poorest countries in the world, has discovered this formula to save the world,” Rajoelina said.
Africa should believe in herself instead of waiting for approval from foreign organization to provide a cure for #COVID19.
Now Nigeria have gotten its herbal drug "COVID Organics" from Madagascar & begin trials after pressure from social media & health sectors.#MadagascarCure pic.twitter.com/1hxlbbKGCN
— 🇳🇬Dreadnstyn🇳🇬 (@dreadnst9n) May 11, 2020
The Malagasy president vouches for COVID Organics (COV) and claims the herbal remedy has successfully cured 105 Madagscar patients suffering from the virus, media outlet AA reports. “COVID-Organics is a preventive and curative remedy against COVID-19, which works very well,” he says.
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Madagascar has sent samples of their COVID remedy to a number of African countries. The Tweet below shows Tanzania receiving their share.
Tanzania receives its first shipment #Madagascar virus cure Barely a week since President #Magufuli of Tanzania said the country was interested in COVID-Organics, the Malagasy preventive, curative, potion for coronavirus, a consignment was delivered on Friday pic.twitter.com/Wpn0TX8HU4
— Mohamed Ali Hayow (@HayowAli) May 9, 2020
Further elaborating the prowess of the potion in question, the president highlighted the ‘non-toxic and natural’ qualities of the remedy. He claimed that upon 24-hours first dose the remedy starts to cure. He claimed sure was noted after seven to ten days as well.
On Thursday, WHO reportedly called for clinical trials and the African Union reported that it will work with Madagascar to obtain vital clinical data for the COVID Organics.