Friday, May 8, 2020

FG directs NAFDAC to assess herbal mixture as possible Covid-19 treatment

 NAFDAC has been directed by the federal government to begin an assessment into local herbal syrups as possible cure for coronavirus 

 The directive was sent to NAFDAC DG, Mojisola Adeyeye, through a memo from the Ministry of Health with REF no. TCAM/077/I/65 
 The move becomes necessary as countries like Madagascar have resulted to local alternatives to treat patients infected with the virus 
The federal government has directed the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to carry out an assessment on the possibility of using herbal mixture to cure coronavirus. 
Ministry of Health, through a memo with REF no. TCAM/077/I/65 directed to the director-general of NAFDAC, Mojisola Adeyeye, by its permanent secretary, Mashi Abdullahi, gave the directive, Premium Times reports. 

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