Celebrated investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas has released his latest expose titled “Corona Quacks: Exposing fake coronavirus cures in Ghana” on BBC Africa Eye youtube channel.
An underworld of quack doctors and conmen have been exploiting the coronavirus pandemic and making money selling fake coronavirus cures. Investigative reporter Anas Aremeyaw Anas goes undercover in Ghana, exposing a Covid-19 scam said to be worth tens of thousands of dollars.
WHO estimates 100,000 people die as a consequence of fake clinical and herbal medicines every year in Africa. Posing as the brother of a man infected with the deadly coronavirus, Anas sets out to find so-called cures, to expose the men who sell them, and to test the liquids for potentially dangerous and toxic ingredients.
The second documentary on stealing of corona resources premieres in July.
Anas Aremeyaw Anas is an undercover journalist, attorney and private detective working in Ghana and across the African continent.