Cambodian health minister says traditional Chinese medicine “effective” for treating mild Covid-19 symptoms

Cambodia’s Health Minister Mam Bunheng said that traditional Chinese medicine Lianhua Qingwen Capsules is “effective” to treat Covid-19 patients with mild symptoms.

Lianhua Qingwen Capsules, a patented traditional Chinese medicine widely used in China to treat symptoms of Covid-19 patients, was licensed by Cambodia’s health ministry for use in April.

“The traditional Chinese medicine has been used to treat patients with mild symptoms such as a runny nose, cough and fever, and it is effective,” Bunheng told reporters during a visit to a ward for serious Covid-19 patients at the Preah Ang Duong Hospital in Phnom Penh earlier this week.

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