A 19-year-old female student from Kisioyi secondary school in Bumula, Bungoma County claims to have medicine that can cure Coronavirus.
Naomi Nekesa says she received a revelation in a vision about the possible cure of the deadly global pandemic COVID-19.
Novel Coronavirus has so far killed 29 people and infected 649 in Kenya. The student claims that a mysterious Angel appeared to her in a vision wearing white gown and showed her seven types of trees that should be mixed to treat the pandemic ravaging the world.
“In the vision, i was shown Seven different types of herbal shrubs by the person who stood before me in a white gown. He named them in Bukusu language and showed me how to mix the concoction and assist the patients suffering from the disease,” she said.
According to her, the spirit took her in a dream to 7 different hospitals and showed her patients covered and on life support systems groaning in pain.
“In all hospitals, he took me to, patients were in extreme pain and gave me instructions on how to save mankind from the disease,” said Nekesa.
Her mother said that she was terrified after her daughter narrated her vision to her.
“The girl surprised us when she named 3 different types of trees that are effective in curing flu and pneumonia,” said her mother.
The parents of the girl decided to consult Dr. Isaack Misiko, an experienced registered herbal specialist.
According to Dr. Misiko, the director of Indigenous, Scientific Collaboration in research Association(ISCRA) said the mentioned trees by the girl is used to cure acute bronchitis, Tuberclosis, lung infections, pneumonia, and ulcers.
“We do prescribe drugs from the identified shrubs to treat TB,bronchitis,pneumonia ,ulcers and lung infections,” said Misiko.
Dr Misiko believes the combination of the shrubs as identified in the vision by the student may clear most of the symptoms associated with the disease.
He called on the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) and other well wishers to assist the girl to do clinical trials and patent the drug so that she can be able to administer the concortion like other herbalists in other African countries.
Dr Misiko has called on the government to work closely with herbalists to develop a home grown solution to the corona pandemic.
Principal of Kisioyi Secondary School called on the government to assist the girl adding that all the shrubs described by the girl had ingredients to fight the covid 19 pandemic.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for clinical trials of Madagascar’s Covid Organics but insists that the Artemisia drug must be tested for efficacy and adverse side effects.
“We are advising the government of Madagascar to take this product through a clinical trial and we are prepared to collaborate with them,” Matshidiso Moeti, WHO’s regional director for Africa.
The President of Madagascar Andry Rajoelina officially launched the drug last month that was developed by the Malagasy Institute of Applied Research.
Madagascar has distributed the drug to many African countries including Tanzania and is working closely with South Africa to do more scientific analysis on the drug.