Tags : Chloroquine

Chloroquine: PTF Cautions Nigerians On Self Medication

The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, has warned the general public against self-medication, abuse and misuse of chloroquine as a  cure for coronavirus. The PTF Chairman, who spoke on Thursday at the daily briefing by the PTF in Abuja, stated that the government had received reports of massive purchase […]

NAFDAC DG Suggests Capital Punishment For Fake Drug Manufacturers, Dealers

The Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control, NAFDAC,Professor Mojisola Adeyeye, has recommended capital punishment for fake drugs manufacturers and dealers in the Country. The NAFDAC Boss believes this will serve as deterrent to those she called “merchants of death” and put an end to the unwholesome production and marketing […]

COVID-19: Bauchi Governor Mandates Use Of Chloroquine For Treatment

Bauchi State Governor, Mr Bala Muhammed, has mandated the use of chloroquine and Zithromax to treat Coronavirus patients in the State. The Governor, said in a briefing that he accepts responsibility for the consequences that may result from the use of the drugs. Chloroquine, and a related derivative, hydroxychloroquine, have gained attention for the treatment […]

NAFDAC Alerts Nigerians On Circulation Of Fake Chloroquine Tablets

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has alerted Nigerians on the circulation of falsified chloroquine phosphate 250mg tablets. In a statement on Monday, April 6, 2020, the Director-General of the Agency, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, said the NAFDAC was notified by the World Health Organisation (WHO) of the circulation of the […]