Bauchi state Governor, Bala Muhammed, has directed the use of Chloroquine to treat Coronavirus patients in the state.
The Governor also stated that he would accept responsibility for any consequences that may result from the use of the drug.
Chloroquine, and a related derivative, hydroxychloroquine, have gained attention for the treatment of the deadly coronavirus, but the World Health Organization (WHO) says there’s no definitive evidence they work
Governor Muhammed said, from personal experience, he believes the drugs are effective and advised health personnel to ignore warnings from health experts abroad.
Muhammed was Bauchi’s index COVID-19 patient but has fully recovered after treatment.
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