Coronavirus: NAFDAC approves production of Chloroquine for Clinical trial

The director general of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, Professor Mojisola Adeyeye, has approved the production of chloroquine for clinical trial in the search for a cure for COVID-19.

Making the announcement on Friday at the NAFDAC headquarters in Lagos, She clearly emphasized that NAFDAC is not approving Chloroquine for the treatment of COVID-19 but only for clinical trials, to possibly find treatment for the virus.

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She therefore called on experts and researchers , who are interested in doing a clinical trial on Chloroquine, to approach approved outlets.

For now, only one company has been contracted to make a batch of Chloroquine for the purpose of the clinical trial

 

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