WE HAVE DEVELOPED A DRUG TO COMBAT CORONAVIRUS BUT FUNDING IS HINDERING US, NIPRD DG REVEALS

  Friday Olokor, Abuja Nigeria has not been progressing rapidly in the local research effort towards developing vaccines to fight COVID-19 because of poor funding, the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Research and Development said on Monday. While warning the Federal Government to exercise caution and Read More …

NIGERIANS WONT USE EBOLA DRUG, REMDESIVIR FOR CORONAVIRUS SAYS NAFDAC BOSS

Director-General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Professor Mojisola Adeyeye, has said NAFDAC is not considering the use of the Ebola drug, remdesivir, for the treatment of COVID-19 in Nigeria. Professor Adeyeye stated that remdesivir has only been found effective in Read More …

SEE THE NIGERIAN DOCTOR LEADING THE RESEARCH INTO THE USE OF REMDESIVIR DRUG FOR CORONAVIRUS IN US

A bright doctor from the West African country of Nigeria Babafemi Taiwo is leading part of a major study on antiviral drug Remdesivir appearing to treat COVID-19, the potentially deadly respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus, which has killed more than 200,000 people around the Read More …