NCDC Warns Nigerians Not To Use Chloroquine As a Treatment For Coronavirus

NCDC Warns Nigerians Not To Use Chloroquine As a Treatment For Coronavirus
NCDC Warns The Use Of Chloroquine as a treatment Of Coronavirus
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NCDC Warns Nigerians Not To Use Chloroquine As a Treatment For Coronavirus
NCDC Warns The Use Of Chloroquine as a treatment For Coronavirus

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has seriously talk against the use of Chloroquine for the purpose of treating COVID-19.

NCDC said the use of chloroquine and its derivatives for the management of the ravaging coronavirus pandemic has not been approved.

This was part of a series of tweets on its official Twitter handle on Wednesday where it also warned Nigerians against self-medication.

The tweet says, “Please remember that the use of chloroquine and its derivatives for the management of coronavirus disease has not been validated and approved

“Self-medication can cause harm and lead to death. Do not misuse drugs”

NCDC Warns Nigerians Not To Use Chloroquine As a Treatment For Coronavirus

Recall that the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) had last weekend explained its position on Chloroquine use

NAFDAC said they only gave approval to a pharmaceutical company, to produce more Chloroquine as a clinical trial for the eradication of coronavirus and not for patients use.

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