Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


ABU lecturers set to produce COVID-19 Treatment drugs

As the world scientists and researchers are now bent on coming up with at least a vaccine for coronavirus, some senior lecturers of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria are set to produce herbal seeds and plants that improve the lungs and remove the mucous that block the chambers in COVID-19 attack, which brings about seizures and deaths.

Professor Habib Umar Danmalam, of  Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, ABU Zaria said that instead of developing our local content research, ‘’Africans neglects own herbs and research, instead, we solemnly relied on the white men euphoria as if they are better than us.

Danmalam a professor of Pharmacognosy confided that he and other colleagues are making effort to bring out an herbal alternative to mitigating some diseases associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.

‘’We are making our efforts to produce herbal seeds and plants that can improve the condition of the lungs and remove the mucous which blocks the chambers in COVID-19,’’ said he.

The university don was emphatic that, some diseases, plants can cure include dry cough, respiratory failures, and fever, among others.

He added that plant-based drugs are supposedly the best approach for the Coronavirus disease considering that these drugs are easily produced, stored, and distributed and can be handled by medical and non-medical personnel as they pose a low risk of contamination.

For now, despite the insistence of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) that no vitamins, minerals, herbs, nutrients or other natural medicines have been shown in human clinical trials to prevent or treat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), more cure claims will continue to emerge from all over the world.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You May Also Like


Share this...FacebookTwitteremailPresident Trump said early Friday morning that he and the first lady have tested positive for the coronavirus, throwing the nation’s leadership into...


Share this...FacebookTwitteremailAgainst the backdrop of the decision taken by Taraba state government to contain possibilities of community infections of Covid-19 pandemic, local government chairmen...


Share this...FacebookTwitteremailAdamawa State Government has commenced repatriation of Almajiris back to their states of origin with the first tranche of  132  part of indigenes...


Share this...FacebookTwitteremailBefore the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, some media organisations have been defaulting in payment of salaries and allowances of their staff. The...

Copyright © 2021 The News Hawk. Designed by NINCHI Services Limited.

You cannot copy content of ...sorry about that