NAFDAC begins work on Nigerian made Corona Virus possible cure

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The National Agency for Food Drugs and Administration Control, NAFDAC has started working on coronavirus potential remedy drugs submitted by Nigerians.

The Director-General of NAFDAC, Professor Mojisola Adeyeye explained that the submissions were made after the agency called for expression of interest for the COVID-19 related medicines from researchers and practitioners.

 

The NAFDAC DG also said the four applications submitted would undergo due diligence to ascertain their efficacy.

 

The DG who also said instead of spending huge amount of money to get the COVID Organic from Madagascar, suggested that such money to be spent on herbal remedies produced in Nigeria.

 

Also Minister of Health Osagie Ehanire said the Federal Government was conducting a study on the efficacy of some drugs to treat patients who tested positive in 5 centres in the country.

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