Chloroquine Not Approved for COVID-19, Says NCDC

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has advised Nigerians against the use of chloroquine and its derivatives for the management of the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic.

In a post on its official twitter handle, NCDC warned Nigerians against self-medication, stressing that the use of chloroquine is yet to be approved or validated.

The tweet says, “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”