Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has welcomed efforts by a staff of Nigerian professors and scientists investigating the effectiveness and roles some medication can play within the remedy of COVID-19.
Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, disclosed this in a press release on Tuesday.
Osinbajo, who was briefed on the report yesterday by a staff of scientists led by Prof. Femi Babalola, the Principal investigator, and Prof. Chris Bode, the Chief Medical Director of LUTH, expressed happiness that Nigeria and Nigerians “are on the reducing fringe of scientific analysis into the COVID-19 remedy.”
The vice chairman mentioned, “Now we have a possibility right here, and I’m so fascinated to listen to this drug in query has been used within the remedy of River Blindness on this nation.”
Osinbajo additionally mentioned with the report, Nigeria is better off each in data and availability of the drug, notably since Ivermectin has been discovered helpful not solely within the remedy of Coronavirus but additionally as a prophylactic treatment.
Osinbajo disclosed that the Federal Authorities of Nigeria would discover additional methods to assist the analysis for the advantage of Nigerians and humanity usually, whereas additionally advancing the efficient funding of scientific analysis within the nation.
COVID-19: Osinbajo welcomes analysis group’s report on drug high quality