Andry Nirina Rajoelina, Madagascar President has come under fire for claiming and promoting herbal cure for coronavirus.
Madagascar President spoke at the launch for the herbal concoction on Tuesday, which he labelled Covid-Organics. He was photographed drinking the orange liquid himself.
He claimed that two people had been cured by the treatment using the Covid-Organics. He said, while Speaking at the Madagasy Institute of Applied Research (IMRA), which developed the mixture. He said: We can change rhe history of the entire word. He concluded saying the herbal tea (Covid-Organics) gives results in seven days.
He, Mr Rajoelina, Madagascar President said Covid-Organics should and can be taken to avoid contracting Covid-19 in the first place. School children can take it, the description is little by little throughout the entire day, he said.
The mixture (Covid-Organics) is believers to have been made partially from Artemisia and other plants, Artemisia is used to treat Malaria.
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Malagasy President Chief of Staff, Lova Hasinirina Ranoromaro, in an interview with the BBC, said the touted cure had been tested on fewer than 20 people. An there is door to door distribution of the herb.
However, the World Health Organization has reiterated that there is no known cure for coronavirus.