Media Personality, Kemi Olunloyo has issued a stern warning to Nigerians on the use of Dexamethasone, the new drug reported to be curing Coronavirus.
With the whole world trying to solve the mystery behind Coronavirus a lot of top
scientist have worked together to get a cure for the deadly virus.
Though new cases are still being reported across the world especially Nigeria, a
report from BBC have stated that a life saving drug has been found in Dexamethasone.
With the whole world celebrating that the world is gradually seeing a light at the end
of the tunnel, Kemi Olunloyo via a post on her social media platforms advised
pharmacists in the country to keep the drug from Nigerians so they won’t abuse.
According to Kemi Olunloyo, Nigerians whom some are known for abusing drugs
might end up using the drug without being prescribed by the doctors.
She noted that its better Nigerians wait for the drugs to be confirmed before they start using as it may cause further damage to their health.
See her post below:
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Dear Nigerian Pharmacists. Hide the Dexamethasone! DO NOT DISPENSE WITHOUT LEGIT PRESCRIPTION ☠️💉#AdrenalSuppression warning. Corona or no Corona 😒 @Omojuwa JJ SHARE with your followers. We are a country of self medication. Dexa is a powerful corticosteroid. . . #IJCovid19 #drkemiolunloyo . . EXPLORE #IJCovid19 a special assignment series themed Investigative Journalism on #COVID19 by Kemi Olunloyo Pharm.D the only Pharmacist speaking out combined as an investigative Journalist, community activist and Public Relations Specialist in Nigeria a country of 200M and most populous in Africa. To support this independent assignment, donate to @firstbanknigeria 3020832750, PayPal.me/OlukemiOlunloyo or GoFundMe. Nigeria does not have public funds allocated for independent Journalists mostly because of Transparency issues. Any amount is sufficient. Thank you to all those who have donated from March 1st 2020 so far. The work continues.