Medical Expert Speaks On Alcohol, Others Checking Out COVID-19

April 17, 2020
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Nigerians have been warned by a medical expert to shun the rumour and claims that consumption of alcoholic drink and herbals as a remedy for combating Coronavirus disease in the states.

According to Dr Akintunde Ogunfeyimi who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria in Ondo State, the consumption of local gin and herbs as a means of ending the spread of COVID-19 is nothing but a false report.

The Chief Medical Director of Ondo State Specialist Hospital, located in Okitipupa, reveals on Thursday that many Nigerians have ignorantly accepted the untrue remedy of battling the killer virus.

Dr. Akintunde, however, has warned that the practise should be stopped, adding that no vaccine has yet been approved scientifically as a remedy to the killer virus and that no proof or research confirmed the intake of local gin and herbal concoctions as a means to curtail the disease.

Meanwhile. the Ogun state government in a series of tweet on Thursday, April 16 has announced that it has discharged Three COVID-19 patients, Naija News report.

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