- A Nigerian professor, Joseph Akpa, has claimed that he has found the cure for coronavirus
- Akpa said that he is ready to treat anyone with the virus if given the chance to do so
- The professor expressed gratitude to God for using him to find a cure to the disease which has ravaged the world
As the entire world is bent on coming up with at least a vaccine for coronavirus, a Nigerian professor from Enugu, Joseph Akpa, has boasted that he has found the cure for the disease.
Akpa, the provost of Luminar International College of Alternative Medicine in the state, on Wednesday, April 1, told journalists that he has developed a pill that will directly attack the virus and result in a total cure for anyone who is infected with it.
Even more, the professor noted that he has energy health medicines that could boost the human immune system, The Nation reports.
The medical practitioner went on to say that if given the opportunity, he will heal any of the confirmed cases in the country without attaching conditions to the task.
Akpa boasted: “If the Permanent Secretary of Enugu State Ministry of Health or the State Government approaches me to cure any of the known cases of coronavirus in the state I will voluntarily do so without attaching any condition to it.
“I thank God for using me to find the cure to a disease that is already threatening to wipe out the whole earth.”
He challenged all health institution and agencies in the country to bring any known case of coronavirus to him and "see how it will disappear within a few days."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the Chinese government had begun clinical trials to test a drug for the coronavirus infection.
The international magazine reports that a new antiviral drug called Remdesivir, which is aimed at infectious diseases such as Ebola and SARS, is to be tested in Beijing-based China-Japan Friendship Hospital to see if it will curb the new strain of coronavirus.
This much was confirmed by a hospital spokeswoman to Bloomberg News on Monday, February 3.
At a press conference held in Abuja, the Nigerian capital city on Monday, February 3, China's ambassador to Nigeria, Zhou Pingjian, assured that mechanisms are already in place to ensure that the virus is not only be curbed and controlled but also treated.
Pingjian said: "The Chinese nation has gone through great winds and waves and overcome countless difficulties.
"The 1000 bed makeshift hospital in Wuhan, which was built in 9 days and is in full operation today, speaks volumes.”
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