LASG to commence Hydroxychloroquine clinical trial next week
The Lagos State government says it would commence Hydroxychloroquine clinical trial from next week, in a strategic three arms plan of treatment, prevention and for people at high risk of COVID-19.
This was disclosed by the Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi on Friday at a State briefng.
He noted that the state was faced with the challenge of confirmed cases of COVID-19, fleeing their homes before the ambulance got there to pick them.
The commissioner however advised people to desist from such practices, adding that the earlier they commenced treatment, the higher their chances of survival.
Abayomi also advised citizens to continue to maintain social distancing, good respiratory hygiene and wearing of face masks to prevent spread of COVID-19 in the state.