If You Have Coronavirus, Go To A Doctor, Do Not Use Chloroquine —NAFDAC

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The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control () has again cautioned Nigerians against COV1D-19 treatment.

The agency on Thursday insisted that was not an antidote for as it had not been certified.

, NAFDAC Director-General, gave the warning in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja.

“Nobody should buy chloroquine and use. If you have COVID-19, go to a doctor. We have warned Nigerians and shall do that again. Do not take chloroquine”, she said.

The DG NAFDAC explained that the delay in approving some of the drugs for the treatment of the virus was because of the ongoing clinical trials.

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Adeyeye pointed out that China carried out lots of trials on chloroquine before it approved its use for “treatment on some COVID-19 patients”.

“Clinical trial is not a thing one can handle casually; it requires guidance, supervision and experiment before approval so that it will not cause further damage.”

Meanwhile, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that Madagascar must scientifically test its solution for the pandemic.

The medication called “COVID Organics” is expected to be delivered to Nigeria in a few days.

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