A statement said to come from US President Donald Trump that Chloroquine can be used in preventing and curing the deadly coronavirus disease that killed over 10,000 people shutting down institutions globally saw a lot of people storm drug shops in Lagos.
Information gathered that over 20 people as resorted in using chloroquine in overdose for the prevention of the deadly Coronavirus, which as landed them in different hospitals in Lagos.
A Doctors in a private hospital located in Ikeja area here by advice that people should desist from self medication, especially those are not tested positive for Coronavirus.
The NFDAC Director General, Professor Mojisola Adeyeye said the agency has approved the manufacture of chloroquine for clinical trials, because the drug in the chemists ‘ shops is sold out because of panic buying.
Yesterday, Adeyeye told newspapers in Lagos that NAFDAC had not approved COVID-19 Chloroquine, but had approved treatment for the virus in the case of clinical trials.