Why We Didn’t Approve Herbal Medicine for COVID-19 Treatment – NAFDAC

Fake Hand Sanitizers

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has given reasons why it has yet to approve any herbal medicine for the treatment of COVID-19. This is contained in a statement signed by the agency resident Media Consultant, Mr Olusayo Akintola, and issued to newsmen on Sunday, in Abuja. The statement quoted Prof Moji Adeyeye, NAFDAC Director-General, as saying that “no single drug has been found yet to cure COVID -19”. Adeyeye also warned Nigerians against excessive consumption of onions and garlic with a view to curing…

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NAFDAC Alerts Nigerians as US Places Sanitisers on Watch List

Sanitisers

NAFDAC Alerts Nigerians as US Places Sanitisers on Watch List           The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has alerted Nigerians that the US has placed all alcohol-based hand sanitisers, manufactured in neighbouring Mexico, on its watch list. The information is contained in a public alert signed by NAFDAC Director-General, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, and issued to newsmen on Monday. The public alert with No: 001/2021 stated the US Food and Drug Agency (USFDA) had placed all alcohol-based hand sanitisers from Mexico on…

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NAFDAC Receives COVID-19 Dossiers for Chinese Vaccine, Others for Evaluation

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NAFDAC Receives COVID-19 Dossiers for Chinese Vaccine, Others for Evaluation         The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has received dossiers for Chinese vaccine and three others for evaluation amid the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic in the country. This is according to the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, who addressed reporters in Abuja on Monday during a briefing by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19. He identified the COVID-19 vaccines as Sinopharm Vaccine of China, Sputnik V vaccine of Russia, Covishield or Astra…

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NAFDAC Seizes N350,000 Worth of Fake Hand Sanitizers in Bauchi

Fake Hand Sanitizers

NAFDAC Seizes N350,000 Worth of Fake Hand Sanitizers in Bauchi       The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Bauchi State Office has seized cartons of fake hand sanitizers worth N350,000 in some supermarkets and drug retail outlets in the state. The NAFDAC State Coordinator, Mr Mohammed Muazu, disclosed this to newsmen in Bauchi on Thursday saying the items were confiscated after a raid was carried out on shops, NAN reports. Muazu said out of 13 brands of the fake sanitizers, 11 were manufactured in…

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NAFDAC Approves Pax Herbal Remedy For COVID-19

Pax Herbal Remedy

NAFDAC Approves Pax Herbal Remedy For COVID-19       The Director of the Pax Herbal Clinic and Research Laboratories, Ewu, Edo State, Nigeria, Rev. Fr. Anslem Adodo, OSB, has reported that NAFDAC has finally approved their Herbal remedy for the Treatment of symptoms associated with COVID-19. In an internal memo that went viral on social media, Fr Anselm Adodo said, “after a series of screening, spanning eight weeks, NAFDAC has today approved our PAXHERBAL Covid-19 herbal drug, PAXHERBAL CUGZIN, for public use. It is the first to be so…

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