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African drugs in the fight against Covid-19

African drugs are being considered in the fight against Covid-19, the South African minister said on Wednesday.

“We are in the process of implementing multiple interventions, including the use of African drugs as immunological modulators and anti-coronavirus therapy,” said Blade Nzimande, Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology, at a briefing.

A research team is looking at various African herbs and formulations with documented evidence for the treatment of respiratory infections, signs and symptoms.
“Proceedings are underway at the South African Health Products Authority for the establishment of structures dedicated to African medicine regulations, evaluation of clinical trials and registration of these medicines for commercial and clinical application,” added Nzimande.

This article is available in: Português

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