Debunking the Myth of Artemisia Annua for the Treatment of COVID-19

African Forum for Research and Education in Health (AFREhealth) investigators from across the globe recently published a paper in the prestigious scientific Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene assessing the bioactive compounds, pharmacological and immunological effects, and traditional uses for the derivative Artemisia annua (A. annua) found in the medicinal herb Artemisia spp. which has been proposed as a possible treatment for COVID-19.



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The African Forum for Research and Education in Health (AFREhealth) is an interprofessional health grouping that seeks to work all stakeholders interested in health profession education , research and service delivery to improve the quality of health care in Africa through research, education and capacity building. It is a conglomerate of individuals, institutions, associations and networks from all the geographic and linguistic regions of Africa namely Anglophone, Francophone, Lusophone and Arabophone. Read More...

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