Monday, September 20, 2021

Tag: Cure

Tanzania gets Madagascar’s anti-coronavirus drink disputed by WHO

Madagascar's President Andry Rajoelina launched the purported concoction at a ceremony last month [Rijasolo/AFP]

May 9 (Al Jazeera) - Tanzania says it has received its first shipment of Madagascar's self-proclaimed, plant-based "cure" for coronavirus, despite warnings from the World Health Organization that its efficacy is unproven. The announcement on Friday came days after Madagascar said it would begin selling the herbal concoction - known as Covid-Organics - and that several African countries had already put in ...

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Second patient cured of HIV, say doctors

Adam Castillejo wants to be "an ambassador of hope" - ANDREW TESTA/NEW YORK TIMES/REDUX/EYEVINE

March 11 (BBC) - Adam Castillejo is still free of the virus more than 30 months after stopping anti-retroviral therapy. He was not cured by the HIV drugs, however, but by a stem-cell treatment he received for a cancer he also had, the Lancet HIV journal reports. The donors of those stem cells have an uncommon gene that gives them, and now ...

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