Pawpaw and Goat Samples and the COVID-19 Fight in Tanzania
Pawpaws, goats and sheep have come into the picture when the President John Magufuli said he had checked up on the country's National Health Laboratory by getting security forces to acquire non-human samples - including from a pawpaw, a goat and a sheep, given them human names and ages, and submitted them to the laboratory. Magufuli is one of a number of African leaders who has expressed interest in a herbal drink being promoted by President Andry Rajoelina of Madagascar as a cure for the novel coronavirus, despite it only undergoing clinical trials at present.
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