The President of Madagascar, President Andry Rajoelina has officially launched a medicine he believes can prevent and cure patients suffering from COVID19. It was developed by the Malagasy Institute of Applied Research and branded COVID Organics. It contains Artemisia, a plant cultivated on the Big Island to fight against malaria.
“All trials and tests have been conducted and its effectiveness in reducing the elimination of symptoms has been proven for the treatment of patients with COVID19 in Madagascar”,the president said.
A presidential decree said COVID-organics is mandatory for children returning to school on Wednesday. The drug was said to have cured two cases.
As of April 22, Madagascar was said to have 121 cases of which 44 had recovered and no death has been recorded so far.