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Coronavirus: Lagos State Government receiving patients suffering from Chloroquine poisoning

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Immediately after Donald Trump announced that chloroquine can cure coronavirus, Nigerians started shopping for chloroquine in groceries shops and malls.

The latest reports, reveals that the  Lagos State government says hospitals in the state have begun receiving patients suffering from Chloroquine overdose.

The Lagos State government, through the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Health, Dr. Oreoluwa Finnih was quoted by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr Gboyega Akosile, as saying that some hospitals in the state are now treating patients who took too many quantities of chloroquine, leading to poisoning.

Finnih urged residents of the state to desist from the massive consumption of chloroquine in the hope of curing coronavirus, adding that the best to do is to visit hospitals.

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Please note: Hospitals Now Receiving Patients Suffering From Chloroquine Poisoning, Says Gov @jidesanwoolu’s SSA on Health, Dr @Oreoluwa_Finnih. She urged people against massive consumption of Chloroquine as a measure to fight #coronavirus.”

The Commissioner for Health in the state, Professor Akin Abayomi, also spoke at a press briefing where he stated that no evidence yet to back up claims of Chlorquine being effective in the treatment of Coronavirus

Mahi Dare, is a writer who writes what's right. A lover of art and addicted to what is good.

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