The Ghana government has now received Madagascar’s COVID-19 cure and the drug is undergoing testing in the west African nation. This follows shortly after president Nana Akufo Addo received heavy scrutiny from locals for endorsing the UN Aids vaccine. Read below
There has been pressure mounted on government locally to contact the African country for the medication after Andry Rajoelina, Madagascar’s President launched it in April.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has, however, not endorsed it, although most African’s are not concerned about the WHO’s endorsement.
The tonic is produced from the artemisia plant – the source of an ingredient used in a malaria treatment – and other Malagasy plants.
Ghana’s Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) would be expected to study the drug and give a recommendation on it. Let’s hope it’s available soon and most importantly, let’s hope it’s tasty.