People walk inside the Yaba Mainland hospital compound where Covid-19 patients are being treated in Lagos, Nigeria, in February. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: Nigeria reports chloroquine poisonings after Donald Trump touts antimalarial drug as treatment

  • Health authorities see long queues at pharmacies in wake of US president’s remarks
  • Surge in interest raises concerns about people ‘self-medicating without guidance’
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
People walk inside the Yaba Mainland hospital compound where Covid-19 patients are being treated in Lagos, Nigeria, in February. Photo: AP
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