Indonesia president Jokowi claims herbs can fight Covid-19

An Indonesian vendor serves jamu, an Indonesian traditional herbal drink, in Jakarta, on March 5, 2020. - AFP

JAKARTA (Bloomberg): Indonesia's President Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo has been bolstering speculation that a herb concoction can ward against being infected with the coronavirus.

He said in a statement posted on a government website that he's been drinking a mixture of red ginger, lemongrass, turmeric and curcuma, a type of tumeric native to South-east Asia, three times a day since the spread of the virus.

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