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COVID-19: NAFDAC snubs WHO’s directive, to continue with chloroquine clinical trial

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has said it will continue with the chloroquine clinical trials for treatment on COVID-19 patient despite the suspension of the usage of the drug test by the World Health Organisation (WHO). NAFDAC director-general, Mojisola Adeyeye, stated this during a programme on TVC, on Tuesday. Read more

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WHO suspends trial of hydroxychloroquine as COVID-19 treatment

“The decision on suspending enrolment for trials using hydroxychloroquine was “a temporary measure” By AFP The World Health Organization said Monday it had “temporarily” suspended clinical trials of hydroxychloroquine as a potential treatment for COVID-19 being carried out across a range of countries as a precautionary measure. The decision came after the publication last week Read more

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Lagos discharges 45 more ‘fully recovered’ COVID-19 patients

The Lagos State Government has announced the recovery and discharge of 45 more ‘fully recovered’ coronavirus patients after they tested negative twice to the virus. The State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who disclosed this in a statement on Saturday, said that 707 patients had now been discharged from the isolation centres. ”Good people of Lagos, I Read more

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FG: Chronic diseases responsible for 70 per cent of COVID-19 deaths in Nigeria

“The core morbidity of the fatalities we have had to COVID-19, 70% of them have hypertension or diabetes, and the rest were kidney disease, HIV, cancer, tuberculosis and other sundry challenges.” Coronavirus Updates The Federal Government of Nigeria on Thursday disclosed that chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, tuberculosis, HIV, cancer and kidney disease are Read more

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Lagos discharges 17 more COVID-19 patients after showing full recovery

The Lagos State Government has announced that 17 more coronavirus patients have been discharged from the state’s isolation facilities at Yaba, Gbagada and the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) after showing full recovery. The announcement was made by the State Ministry of Health via its Twitter account on Wednesday. According to the ministry, the patients, Read more

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WHO pledges to use ‘every tool’ to fight COVID-19

The World Health Organisation (WHO) would use every tool at its disposal to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, Tedros Ghebreyesus, the Director-General, has said. Mr Ghebreyesus spoke at the closing of two-day virtual World Health Assembly in Geneva. In his speech posted on WHO website, Mr Ghebreyesus said some of the recommendations from the assembly would be shared Read more

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COVID-19: Nigerian drugs agency begins testing of virus remedy medicines

…it is better for the country to spend its resources on herbal remedies produced in Nigeria instead of spending huge amount of money to get the COVID Organics from Madagascar The National Agency for Food Drugs and Administration Control (NAFDAC) says it has started working on coronavirus potential remedy drugs submitted by Nigerians. The Director-General Read more