CORONAVIRUS WONDER DRUG, IVERMECTIN’S PRICE SOARS AS PHARMACISTS CRY OUT, ‘DRUG IS DISAPPEARING FROM OUR SHELVES’

  As demands for ivermectin skyrocketed in the last few weeks following report of new studies indicating it could be effective in treating COVID-19, health experts say Nigerians need to…

WE HAVE DEVELOPED A DRUG TO COMBAT CORONAVIRUS BUT FUNDING IS HINDERING US, NIPRD DG REVEALS

  Friday Olokor, Abuja Nigeria has not been progressing rapidly in the local research effort towards developing vaccines to fight COVID-19 because of poor funding, the National Institute of Pharmaceutical…

FG SCREENING 19 LOCAL FIRMS’ PRODUCTS FOR POSSIBLE TREATMENT OF CORONAVIRUS SAYS MINISTER

Ministry asks companies to submit samples to NAFDAC Olalekan Adetayo, Eniola Akinkuotu and  Daud Olatunji The Federal Ministry of Health is screening 19 local firms for the production of herbal…

HEALTH MINISTER: WE ARE LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR CORONAVIRUS DRUGS

The Federal Government says there are pharmaceutical processes and standards that must be observed before endorsing any proposed herbal or homegrown drug for use by coronavirus patients in the country.…

NIGERIANS WONT USE EBOLA DRUG, REMDESIVIR FOR CORONAVIRUS SAYS NAFDAC BOSS

Director-General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Professor Mojisola Adeyeye, has said NAFDAC is not considering the use of the Ebola drug, remdesivir, for the treatment…

SEE THE NIGERIAN DOCTOR LEADING THE RESEARCH INTO THE USE OF REMDESIVIR DRUG FOR CORONAVIRUS IN US

A bright doctor from the West African country of Nigeria Babafemi Taiwo is leading part of a major study on antiviral drug Remdesivir appearing to treat COVID-19, the potentially deadly…

FAKE ANTI-CORONAVIRUS DRUG BEING SOLD IN KANO, FG CRIES OUT

Lai Mohammed, minister of information, has warned Nigerians against patronising hawkers of products described as COVID-19 vaccines. At the presidential task force briefing on Tuesday, the minister said the vaccines,…