The World Health Organization is warning that Madagascar's herbal tonic its president claims can cure patients of COVID-19 has no scientific basis.

Other African countries such as Tanzania and Guinea-Bissau have made plans to import the tonic, which contains the

artemisia plant, which is normally used to treat malaria.

Al Jazeera’s Laura Burdon-Manley reports.

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