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Friday, March 20, 2020

Mass poisoning with chloroquine as people fears coronavirus



An official of Nigeria’s Lagos State government has disclosed that hospitals are receiving patients suffering from chloroquine poisoning.

Oreoluwa Finnih, a Senior Special Assistant to Lagos governor has thus urged the public to desist from using the anti-malaria drug as a measure of preventing coronavirus infection. In Nigeria reports indicate that the drug’s price has been hiked since the news broke.

Chloroquine has been gaining traction on social media since some news agencies reported it had been approved for the COVID-19 pandemic.

The outlets cited U.S. president Donald Trump as making the claims. America’s Food and Drugs Authority, FDA, has since disclaimed the assertion saying the drug has not been cleared for any such purpose.

AN URGENT APPEAL:

People are hoarding and buying chloroquine out of panic. People who need chloroquine for other illnesses may die due to this madness.

Chloroquine pack yesterday 8,000 naira

Today 25,000 naira.

This is insane.

Govt must act NOW.

Today,  an official of Lagos state government uncovered that hospitals are receiving patients who was poisoned with chloroquine because of fear of coronavirus.

A senior special assistant to Lagos state governor,  oreoluwa Finnih, has impelled thw public to stop the use of chlorine known as a drug for curing malaria as a measure of preventing coronavirus infection.

Chloroquine had been gaining pulls on social media since some news agencies reported it had been approved as a measure to cure coronavirus wide spread.

Thw outlets cited Donald trump,  the unites staye president, making the claims. Thw American food and drugs agency had since denied  the declaration claiming the drug hadn't been cleared for any such purpose.

A general appeal to the public:

People are buying chloroquine out of panic, the patients in need of the drugs for its purpose are  at the risk of death because of the rampage on the drugs.

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