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Do Not Use Chloroquine For Coronavirus Treatment- NCDC Warns

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The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control NCDC has warned Nigerians against the use of chloroquine for treatment against the deadly coronavirus pandemic.

In a post on its verified twitter handle @NCDCgov on Wednesday, the health authority said the drug had not been validated and approved for use as treatment for COVID-19.

NCDC tweeted: “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.” The health agency warned.

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