Stop abusing chloroquine, it doesn’t cure coronavirus – NCDC warns Nigerians

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Nigerians have been advised against the use of chloroquine in a bid to cure the ravaging coronavirus pandemic.

The warning was given by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), 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”