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Thai billionaire to build herbal drug factory to fight COVID-19

CP Group's Dhanin vows remedy in 100 days to treat symptoms in mild cases

Dhanin Chearavanont, pictured during an interview in 2019, will grow and give away a traditional herb that has been shown to help people with mild cases of COVID-19 in order to relieve pressure on Thailand's health system. (Photo by Kosaku Mimura)

BANGKOK -- Thailand's richest man has announced that his company will produce a traditional herbal remedy to treat symptoms of COVID-19 as the country grapples with a devastating third wave of infections.

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