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A drug treatment that appears to shorten recovery time for people with coronavirus is being made available on the NHS.
Brazil’s health ministry said Monday it would not change its recommendation to treat coronavirus with hydroxychloroquine, despite the World Health Organization’s decision to suspend trials of the drug over safety concerns.
The pilot of the helicopter that crashed while carrying Kobe Bryant and his daughter to a basketball tournament in California did not have alcohol or drugs in his system, according to the autopsy report released on Friday.
In a bid to ensure the wellbeing of the citizenry, the House of Representatives has enjoined the authorities to encourage the use of locally developed remedies for the management and treatment of Covid-19 ailments in the country.
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, restrained the Federal Government from extraditing Buruji Kashamu, a Nigerian senator, to the U.S. to answer drug charges.
Gilead Sciences's remdesivir would be the first treatment to pass such a test against the virus, which has killed more than 218,000 people since it emerged late last year. Having a treatment could have a profound effect on the global pandemic, especially because health officials say any vaccine is likely a year or more away.
A 28-year-old drug peddler, Tunde Alaka, was on Wednesday sentenced to seven months in prison by Justice Patricia Ajoku of the Federal High Court in Ibadan for unlawful dealing in Indian hemp.
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN, Lagos State branch, has tasked government at the Federal and state levels to build on fortunes of the local pharma industry if Nigeria hopes to make an appreciable impact.
The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, has revealed that the Federal Government is working on a public enlightenment and advocacy campaign to reach Nigerians with information on how they can protect themselves and avoid contracting the disease.
Suspected members of drug cartels distributed food to residents of two cities in Mexico amid the coronavirus pandemic, local media reported on Monday.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, yesterday, alerted Nigerians to be mindful of fake chloroquine phosphate 250mg tablets currently in circulation.
Mira and Locht, had during a live TV interview, which now has the highest trend on Twitter with the hashtag ‘Africans are not lab rats’, insisted that Africa is the best place to conduct such a test as they recalled how an experimental treatment for AIDS was carried out in Africa.
An experimental HIV drug that has been used to successfully treat COVID-19 patients is in its second phase of testing with the Food and Drug Administration and could potentially be approved for use in four weeks, its manufacturer says.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Imo command, has seized 9.37 kg exhibits from alleged drug peddlers in different parts of the state.
Police in Ebonyi State have rescued two siblings aged five and ten who were recently abducted from their home in Abakaliki at gunpoint by unknown gunmen.
The Lagos State government on Tuesday demolished a two-storey building located on Western Avenue.
The Christian Association of Nigeria would hold a virtual meeting with Christian leaders on Wednesday to review guidelines, which would prevent the spread of COVID-19 in churches after the reopening of worship centres in the country.
The Federal Government has distributed food and other relief materials to 9,600 victims of fire disaster at the Muna Albadawi Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Maiduguri.
Leicester City midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi, has been linked with a move to Spanish giants, Real Madrid, with Zinedine Zidane a strong admirer of the Nigerian.
The Ondo State House of Assembly, on Thursday in Akure, said that it was not probing anyone in respect of the controversial N4.3 billion state government funds discovered in a secret bank account.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) South West Zonal Caucus, has commended Mr Idowu Otetubi for withdrawing the lawsuit instituted against the Ondo State executive committee of the party.
Nigeria’s foreign policy like those in other places is expected to achieve great benefits for Nigeria and her citizen but this expectation, by the judgment of many informed Nigerians, is yet to be fully realised.
Nigeria captain Ahmed Musa says he only joined Leicester City because he was told that Riyad Mahrez was leaving the club.
The Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, says the recovery agents engaged by his office are institutional recovery agents for the federal government.