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Covid-19: Our Trials With Indigenous Herbs Have Not Yielded Results Yet – Ehanire

Covid-19: Our Trials With Indigenous Herbs Have Not Yielded Results Yet – Ehanire

Covid-19: Our Trials With Indigenous Herbs Have Not Yielded Results Yet – Ehanire

The Minister for Health, Osagie Ehanire, has said that the ongoing trials with indigenous herbs for COVID-19, have not yielded any results yet.

He said this on Friday, during a special Democracy Day programme on Channels Television, while responding to questions about Nigeria’s current efforts in the fight against the pandemic.

The minister made mention of the samples of the traditional remedies which Nigeria recently received from Madagascar.

According to him, they have been given to research centers and “the Nigeria Center for Pharmaceutical Research and Development, the Institute of Medical Research in Yaba, and also the organs of the Ministry of Science and Technology are looking into these herbal remedies.”

“The indigenous herbs that have also been developed for trial have also not yet yielded the results,” he added.

The health minister also noted that Nigeria will continue to work with the World Health Organisation to develop possible solutions to the virus. in the fight against the pandemic.

The minister made mention of the samples of the traditional remedies which Nigeria recently received from Madagascar.

According to him, they have been given to research centers and “the Nigeria Center for Pharmaceutical Research and Development, the Institute of Medical Research in Yaba, and also the organs of the Ministry of Science and Technology are looking into these herbal remedies.”

“The indigenous herbs that have also been developed for trial have also not yet yielded the results,” he added.

The health minister also noted that Nigeria will continue to work with the World Health Organisation to develop possible solutions to the virus.

Culled from Channels TV

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