17 Apr 2020
The Russian government has authorised the use of an anti-malarial drug to treat coronavirus patients despite international concerns over its safety and effectiveness.
9 Apr 2020
There is renewed interest in chloroquine now that a number of doctors have asserted that it has beneficial effects on COVID-19 patients. However, the scientific community is still divided
6 Apr 2020
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Monday alerted Nigerians on the circulation of falsified chloroquine...
6 Apr 2020
More than 215,000 people have signed a petition urging French officials to let more doctors prescribe the anti-malaria drug chloroquine for coronavirus patients, a controversial proposal that has divided health experts worldwide.
2 Apr 2020
Limited global stocks of two anti-malarial drugs could wreck plans to use the medicines, currently in clinical trials, to treat COVID-19, doctors cautioned on Thursday.
1 Apr 2020
Anti-malarial drugs chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine should only be used to treat COVID-19 in clinical trials or in case of "national emergency", the European Medicine Agency warned Wednesday.
31 Mar 2020
Five persons who had tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) were discharged yesterday from the Infectious Diseases Centre, Yaba Mainland Hospital...
30 Mar 2020
A limited emergency-use authorization for two antimalarial drugs touted as game-changers by President Donald Trump has been issued by the US Food and Drug Administration to treat coronavirus patients.
26 Mar 2020
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has warned that Chloroquine has not been approved for the treatment of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
22 Mar 2020
Authorities in Nigerian megacity Lagos said that hospitals had seen cases of chloroquine poisoning after US President Donald Trump touted the drug as a treatment against the new coronavirus. Trump on Thursday said the anti-malarial drug had been "approved" to treat COVID-19 by America's Food and Drug Administration, only for the head of the agency…
22 Mar 2020
The family of five, who were earlier quarantined for displaying symptoms of coronavirus has tested negative. Nasarawa State Commissioner for Health, Pharmacist Ahmed Yahaya disclosed this yesterday.
21 Mar 2020
Dr Tinuade Ogunlesi, a medical doctor with the Ogun State Teaching Hospital, Abeokuta, has said that there is no confirmation yet to the claim that Chloroquine can destroy COVID-19.