Uganda's herbal Covid-19 drug to retail at Sh363

Covidex

A man received drops of the Covidex herbal medicine in Uganda.

Photo credit: Daily Monitor

What you need to know:

  • Prof Patrick Ogwang, the developer of the product, says the high prices being charged per bottle of the medicine are against his agenda.
  • WHO recently expressed concern about Uganda's approval of the herbal treatment.

Kampala. The manufacturer of Covidex, a local herbal medicine approved by the Ugandan government for use as supporting treatment for viral infections including Covid-19, has set the ceiling price for the drug.

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