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We’ve Started Using Remdesivir Drugs On Coronavirus Patients – Health Minister

Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire

The Nigerian Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has said that Nigeria has started using Remdesivir drug in treating coronavirus patients.

At a press brieifing today, May 5, Dr. Ehanire said: “we have been using that (Remdesivir); we have tried that in Lagos too.

We have tried the antiretroviral drug to see what effect it has.”Remdesivir is an antiretroviral drug, in managing COVID-19 patients.The minister said that Nigeria has now moved from disease importation to community spread.

The United States of America had earlier approved emergency use of Remdesivir for treatment of the disease.The US National Institute of Health had said that the drug proved effective against the new coronavirus disease.

Started Using Remdesivir Drugs On Coronavirus Patients – Health Minister

The Nigerian Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has said that Nigeria has started using Remdesivir drug in treating coronavirus patients.

At a press brieifing today, May 5, Dr. Ehanire said: “we have been using that (Remdesivir); we have tried that in Lagos too. We have tried the antiretroviral drug to see what effect it has.”

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Remdesivir is an antiretroviral drug, in managing COVID-19 patients.

The minister said that Nigeria has now moved from disease importation to community spread.

The United States of America had earlier approved emergency use of Remdesivir for treatment of the disease.

The US National Institute of Health had said that the drug proved effective against the new coronavirus disease.

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