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Chloroquine Aided Recovery Of Six Patients In Bauchi - Commissioner


The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, yesterday, alerted Nigerians to be mindful of fake chloroquine phosphate 250mg tablets currently in circulation.

Chloroquine, an anti-malaria drug, has aided the recovery of six Coronavirus patients in Bauchi State, including Governor Bala Mohammed, Health Commissioner, Dr. Aliyu Maigoro, has said.

Maigoro, who backed the governor’s stand on chloroquine treatment, addressed reporters yesterday in a telephone interview.

He said five other patients who were discharged about two weeks ago after the governor’s recovery were also given a dose of the anti-malaria drug.

Newsmen reports that six patients had recovered and discharged since the outbreak of the pandemic.

Maigoro said:
 “As the governor rightly stated at the briefing, the same chloroquine treatment was also applied as treatment for the other five patients who were discharged after the governor’s recovery…”

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