The Plateau State COVID-19 medical analysis staff which was established by Governor Simon Bako Lalong to discover a treatment for the corona virus pandemic has briefed the Governor on the progress of its task.
Whereas presenting an interim report back to the Governor on the Authorities Home Rayfield Jos, on Saturday, November 7, lead researcher Prof. Noel Wannang mentioned the staff had concluded the primary section of the work which is the pre-clinical stage with large success.
He mentioned the subsequent stage is the scientific stage the place the samples will probably be examined on human beings for additional processing. He defined that already the analysis papers for the cures have been printed in nationwide and worldwide medical journals.
He acknowledged that the staff has patented the merchandise underneath the identify COPLA I, II & III and has equally submitted them to regulatory businesses for additional scrutiny and analysis.
He mentioned in the reason for its work, the staff adopted all international requirements and protocols for the analysis which he believes goes nicely and if adopted to conclusion, won’t solely generate worth to the State, but additionally create financial alternatives.
Governor Simon Lalong whereas responding mentioned he was happy with the staff for the extent of achievements to this point, promising to additionally attain out to related authorities and personal sector organisations for additional funding of the analysis.
He reiterated that the Plateau State Authorities will proceed to concentrate to analysis and innovation as there are numerous individuals residents with presents and telents that might present options to humanity in numerous methods.