Nigerians express shock as pharmacy sells Hydroxychloroquine sulfate for 50,000 Naira after a Nigerian-trained medical doctor claimed it treats Coronavirus
Nigerians have expressed shock after a Twitter user shared a pack of Hydroxychloroquine sulfate and claimed it was sold for 50,000 Naira in a Port Harcourt Pharmacy.
The drug became highly sort after when a Nigerian-trained US-based medical doctor said she has used a combination of hydroxychloroquine, zinc, and Zithromax to treat over 350 Covid-19 patients and none died .
While her claim has been highly disputed, demand for the drug has skyrocketed and this has made it expensive.
There are claims that a pharmacy in Port Harcourt is selling a packet of Hydroxychloroquine sulfate, containing 60 tablets, for 50,000 Naira and Nigerians are shocked.