USE HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE AND DIE: EXPERTS DISAGREE WITH NIGERIA AS COUNTRY DEFIES WHO

hydrochloroquine •Nigeria’s defiance of WHO warning alarms experts •Others disagree By Chioma Obinna Nigerian health professionals have raised concerns over the use of hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine for the treatment of COVID-19 patients in the country following the decision of the World Health Organisation, WHO, to Read More …

2 WKS AFTER, MADAGASCAR DRUGS FOR CORONAVIRUS ARRIVE NAFDAC, NIPRID AND OTHERS

From Moses Emorinken, Abuja Federal Government health agencies including the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC) have received Madagascar’s COVID-19 treatment drug for evaluation. The samples were brought to the country on May 16 by Guinea Bissau President Umaro Sissoco Embaló. Minister 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 …