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‘African remedies should be given a chance’

21 May 2020, 10:02 AM

South Africans that SABC News spoke to, believe Madagascar’s claim that they discovered a cure for COVID-19 should not be belittled and that African remedies should be given a chance.

Mounting calls for traditional remedies to fight COVID-19

12 May 2020, 12:06 PM

Producers and consumers of traditional medicine say the relevance of indigenous medicines should not be downplayed in the fight against the novel coronavirus.

Madagascan potion should be allowed for clinical testing: Africa CDC

8 May 2020, 9:01 AM

The Africa Centre for Disease Control (Africa CDC) and the World Health Organisation Africa Region (WHO-AFRO) says people should allow for the Madagascan potion believed to cure COVID-19, to be put through scientific clinical trials.

Professor Karim invites Madagascar to make herbal tonic available for scientists to investigate

6 May 2020, 10:11 PM

Chairperson of the Government Advisory Committee, Professor Salim Abdool Karim says there is too little information to determine whether Madagascar has indeed discovered a cure for COVID-19.

WHO cautions against untested COVID-19 traditional remedies

5 May 2020, 5:00 PM

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday that medicinal plants such as Artemisia annua, touted as possible treatments for COVID-19, should be tested for efficacy and side effects.

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