Ghana receives Madagascar’s COVID-19 tonic; its efficacy being tested - Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

Ghana receives Madagascar’s COVID-19 tonic; its efficacy being tested - Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

- Ghana has received Madagascar’s COVID-19 cure

- The Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, announced this

- He said the tonic is being tested

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The Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has announced that Ghana has received Madagascar’s cure for COVID-19.

He said the efficacy of the medicine is being tested for further deliberation.

The minister made this revelation in a tweet sighted by YEN.com.gh.

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The minister explained that like all other medicines, the Madagascar 'cure' has been sent to the FDA and the Center for Plant Medicine for testing.

He added that when these institutions approve of the cure, the government will recommend its use in curing the disease.

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Meanwhile, Ghana's confirmed COVID-19 cases stand at 5,918 with 1,754 recoveries and 31 deaths, the Disease Surveillance of the Ghana Health Service has announced.

In a relative development, Ghanaian Dancehall musician Stonebwoy has called on the government to support musicians in these times.

He said the COVID-19 pandemic has plunged musicians into poverty and most of them are hungry.

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