Nigeria Reports Chloroquine Poisonings After Trump Praised Drug

Nigeria doesn't share U.S. President Donald Trump's praise for the anti-malaria drug as a treatment for the novel coronavirus after incidents of poisoning were reported. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has cautioned citizens against self-medicating with Chloroquine, which is still undergoing testing for safety and effectiveness.

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