Chloroquine – the commonly used malaria drug that has been touted as symptomatic relief for coronavirus patients – can be toxic if used improperly.
Coronavirus: Lagosians urged against massive consumption of Chloroquine— Oreoluwa (@Oreoluwa_Finnih) March 20, 2020
Hospitals across Lagos State have started receiving patients suffering from Chloroquine poisoning. #LASG #FORAGREATERLAGOS pic.twitter.com/8nSpayjAUi
USE OF CHLOROQUINE IN #COVID19 INFECTION— The Lagos State Govt (@followlasg) March 20, 2020
- We do not have any hard evidence that chloroquine is effective in preventing or managing #COVID19
- We are watching the global research space to clearly define its efficiency in #COVID19@jidesanwoolu @ProfAkinAbayomi #COVID19Lagos pic.twitter.com/a8ArHk0bBl
#FactsNotFear@WHO has NOT approved the use of chloroquine for #COVID19 management. Scientists are working hard to confirm the safety of several drugs for this disease.— NCDC (@NCDCgov) March 20, 2020
Please DO NOT engage in self-medication. This will cause harm and can lead to death.#COVID19Nigeria pic.twitter.com/K6kljq0VtW