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COVID-19: WHO stops hydroxychloroquine clinical trial

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it has stopped hydroxychloroquine solidarity trial for the treatment of COVID-19 patients. In a tweet published on its verified...

NAFDAC to produce chloroquine for COVID-19 clinical trials

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has ordered the manufacturing of Chloroquine for emergency stock for possible clinical...

COVID-19: NCDC Warns Nigerians against use of Chloroquine

The Nigeria Center For Disease Control (NCDC) has warned against the use of Chloroquine insisting that the anti-malarial drugs has not been approved as a cure for the...

Algeria approves chloroquine to treat Covid-19 ‘in certain cases’

Algeria has approved the usage of chloroquine by the hospitals in the North African nation to treat patients infected with coronavirus. According to the statement, the...

FDA says no drugs officially approved to treat COVID-19

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says no antimalarial drugs have been officially approved to treat, cure or prevent COVID-19. President Trump had on...

US fast-tracking chloroquine to treat coronavirus – Trump

The US is fast-tracking the anti-malarial drug chloroquine for use as a treatment against the new coronavirus, President Donald Trump said Thursday. “We’re going to...