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Venezuela: Maduro declares discovery of 'a medicine that destroys 100% of the coronavirus'02:54

Venezuela: Maduro declares discovery of 'a medicine that destroys 100% of the coronavirus'

Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of, La Guaira
October 26, 2020 at 03:21 GMT +00:00 · Published

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that a cure for COVID-19 has been discovered by scientists in Venezuela, during a press conference in La Guaira on Sunday.

"I want to say that Venezuela has achieved a medicine that destroys 100% of the coronavirus," announced the president, who added that in addition to eliminating the virus, the medicine does not cause "any kind of toxicity that affects healthy molecules to generate negative side effects."

The potential cure will be sent to the World Health Organization for evaluation, after which he said that they would proceed to "the massive production of this molecule and provide it worldwide as a cure against the coronavirus."

Maduro also took the opportunity to criticize the United States, Colombia, Europe and Brazil, whom he described as "the center of the coronavirus in the world." He also gave his opinion on the establishment of curfews in European countries such as Spain, France, Belgium and Italy, calling the measure a "dictatorship".

To date, Venezuela has registered 89,142 cases of COVID-19 and 770 related deaths, according to data compiled by the Johns Hopkins University.

Venezuela: Maduro declares discovery of 'a medicine that destroys 100% of the coronavirus'02:54
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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that a cure for COVID-19 has been discovered by scientists in Venezuela, during a press conference in La Guaira on Sunday.

"I want to say that Venezuela has achieved a medicine that destroys 100% of the coronavirus," announced the president, who added that in addition to eliminating the virus, the medicine does not cause "any kind of toxicity that affects healthy molecules to generate negative side effects."

The potential cure will be sent to the World Health Organization for evaluation, after which he said that they would proceed to "the massive production of this molecule and provide it worldwide as a cure against the coronavirus."

Maduro also took the opportunity to criticize the United States, Colombia, Europe and Brazil, whom he described as "the center of the coronavirus in the world." He also gave his opinion on the establishment of curfews in European countries such as Spain, France, Belgium and Italy, calling the measure a "dictatorship".

To date, Venezuela has registered 89,142 cases of COVID-19 and 770 related deaths, according to data compiled by the Johns Hopkins University.

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