As several countries are reporting progress in the search for homegrown solutions to COVID-19, in terms of prevention, testing, treating and managing patients, the situation appears different in Nigeria, which is yet to publicly accept any indigenous solutions to the disease.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) Sunday said it has not approved any herbal mixture for the treatment of COVID-19. The director-general of NAFDAC, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye described as inaccurate, the reports that the agency NAFDAC has approved a Paxherbal product "specifically for treating symptoms associated with Coronavirus." Adeyeye explained…
The Ministry of Science and Technology has unveiled an indigenous test kit, RNA Swift, for the detection of SARS-CoV-2, the causative agent of COVID-19, with a view to enhancing capacity and effectively managing the pandemic.