Osagie Ehanire talked about the native herbs for Covid,is not bringing out results.
During a special Democracy day programme on Channels Television while giving an answer to what was asked about Nigeria’s current striving in the physical striving against pandemic.
Mr Osagie gave list of the samples of the old treatment which our country lately received from Madagascar.
They have been given to Research centers and the ‘‘the Nigeria Center for pharmaceutical exploration and Development,the organization of Medical Research in Yaba Lagos,and also the organs of the ministry of science and Technology are checking into these herbal remedies for COVID 19
“The local herbs that have also been changed for an opportunity,also not brought out the result,’‘he points out again.
The health minister also noted that Nigeria continue to work with the World Health Organisation to develop alternative to the virus.
“As far as the other medicines are concerned, we are working with the World Health Organisation solidarity trial, to see what medicines may work.
“We have tried Chloroquine, we are trying Hydroxychloroquine and some other combinations including anti-retroviral drugs which are believed to have the potential to halt the growth of the virus.
“Some of them are said to work invitro (outside the body) but it is not yet confirmed that they also work inside the body (invivo).
“The tests are still going on and we do not have any conclusive reports at yet,” Ehanire voice..