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Tanzania has taken the virus fight to another level this week, as the Tanzanian President John Magufuli promised to fetch the rather controversial Madagascan local herbs believed to cure the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was fulfilled yesterday.

The Madagascan cure

According to information from The Citizen, and various images circulated in several news outlets, Tanzania’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation Prof Palamagamba Kabudi, landed in Antananarivo a few minutes after midday for the mission.

The Tanzanian minister and his host drunk the herbal medicine which is designated for lab testing before administering to patients national wide as argued by Magufuli last week.

Madagascar’s herbal cure named Covid Organics (CVO) which has received calls from World Health Organization (WHO) to subject it for clinical trials will also be analyzed and researched by the Tanzanian National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR).

“We are advising the government of Madagascar to take …


The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has taken a new stage in Tanzania, as the country registers two more deaths and the number of infected patients of the contagious virus rises to 32.

According to information from Tanzania’s health minister Ummy Mwalimu, the two deaths are male Tanzanians aged 51 and 57 whose cases were reported on April 8.

Hence, the five patients are four men aged 68, 57, 54, 41, and one woman aged 35 all residents of the nation’s commercial, capital Dar es Salaam.

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According to the minister, the number now stands at 32 after the Zanzibar (semi-autonomous region of Tanzania) health minister earlier in the day announced two new cases on the Isles.

“Of the 32 cases recorded so far, five have healed and discharged, 24 others are still receiving treatment whereas three have passed on,” said the Minister in …

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Tanzania, East Africa’s populous nation has confirmed today April 1 another coronavirus (COVID-19) case, totalling the national case at number 20, the Ministry of Health revealed.

According to the ministry, the patients is a 42-year-old female American national, who was in contact with an infected person, who also travelled abroad before returning to Tanzania.

So far, the patients are spread out in three regions, and according to the Minister of Health Ummy Mwalimu statement to the public, two patients have already recovered, and one died yesterday March 31.

The highly contagious pandemic made its way to Tanzania a month ago via a female Tanzanian national who returned from Belgium, since then—Tanzania has been on its toes rolling in several measures to curb the spread of the COVID-19.

Also, coronavirus cases have reached over 5,500 and almost more than 170 death have been reported across the continent.

Currently, Tanzania has closed-down …