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COVID-19 Symptoms: Survey on Alternative Treatment Commonly used by Nigerians.




Established in 2017 to be a foremost Institute for the exchange of cultural and social ideas and research excellence in pursuit of knowledge for the development of Africans at home and the diaspora as well as humankind, the Institute of African and Diaspora Studies (IADS), University of Lagos is fast becoming one of the leading Institutes of African Studies. In line with its vision, the Institute is carrying out a survey to find out the African traditional response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The aim of the survey is to make data available to researchers and enable the government to respond effectively to the pandemic.



This is an ongoing survey that will be updated as responses are gathered. Preliminary findings show that two major types of therapies are being used – the steam therapy and the ingestible. Click here for result