Researches are suggesting that chloroquine has what it takes to thwart the virus that causes the corona diseases.
A professor of Epidemiology at the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS), Ho in the Volta Region, said he is gathering that the popular medication for the malaria, Chloroquine, has been guaranteed as having abilities to cure coronavirus.
It isn’t confirmed, in any case, he included.
Teacher Fred Binka made this known while sharing his thoughts on the readiness of Ghana if there should be an occurrence of outbreak of the disease in Ghana, on The Key Points on TV3/3FM on Saturday, February 22.
The outbreak, which began in Chinese area of Hubei, has just claimed more than 2,000 lives with more than 72,000 people sickened.
The World Health Organization (WHO) is said to have called top virologists to discover a cure to the plague within the most brief conceivable time.
“In another three weeks, there will be various tests,” Prof Binka stated, however stated that chloroquine has so far been referenced as a cure.
As of now, antiretroviral drugs for Ebola and HIV-AIDS are likewise being tried for a similar function in the battle against the novel coronavirus.
Ghana has heightened surveillance in the face of the epidemic as about 300 Ghanaian students are said to be at the epicentre, Wuhan. Wuhan.
The former Vice Chancellor of UHAS asked the government to find a way to get Ghanaian students in China back home as the Chinese will offer need to their own in the peak of the outbreak.
He said the leaders ought to think about the students as their relations and go to their aid.