Minister Rijasoa Andriamanana said last week she was ordering $2.2 million worth of sweets to go with the Covid-Organics concoction, which some experts have warned is useless against COVID-19.
June 5, 2020
"Since the start of the epidemic, demand for artemisia has gone through the roof," said Van Damme, a Belgian agronomist marketing it in Senegal said. "But since the Madagascan president's declarations it's been crazy."
May 23, 2020
Madagascar had previously recorded no death for two months due to what it claimed was the effectiveness of its herbal remedy, Covid Organics. President Andry Rajoelina had previously donated the herbal remedy to ECOWAS countries and Nigeria received its consignment from the Guinea Bissau President on Saturday in Abuja.
May 17, 2020
Bauchi state governor Bala Mohammed announces 10-day lockdown
May 12, 2020
South Africa's Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on Wednesday said Madagascar had reached out for "help" with scientific research. "Our scientists would be able to assist with this research," Mkhize tweeted.
May 8, 2020
The World Health Organization has said that the herbal tea's effects had not been tested, and there are no published scientific studies of the potion.
May 6, 2020