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Andry Rajoelina, who is the president of Madagascar said his counterparts from the the Democratic Republic of Congo were congratulating him for launching a herbal coronavirus “cure”.
The World Health Organization (WHO) however has doubts of the herbal cure and they also said it has not be proven even the country’s own national medical academy (Anamem) has also shown some doubt on the effectiveness of the herb thatMr Rajoelina’s claims to be working as a remedy and preventive tool.
However the President Rajoelina took to his tweeter account and said that he had a video discussion with Félix Tshisekedi about the Malagasy plant-based tonic, which is being commonly referred to as the Covid-Organics.
“Africa is a united continent and it has manage to develop a solutions against #Covid19 through using its natural resources. The Malagasy stand with their brothers,” he said in the post.
The e herbal concoction was launched on Monday, and Anamem said it was most likely going to cause damage to people’s health since it has not been proven scientifically.
The herb was developed by the Malagasy Institute of Applied Research (Imra), it is composed of an artemisia plant – which is the source of a ingredient used in coming up with malaria treatment – and other Malagasy plants have been added.
DR Congo, whose population is around 51 million, has of date recorded 359 cases, inclusive of 25 deaths.