Why we won’t reveal names of drugs used in treating Coronavirus patients – Health minister


Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, has said the drugs used in the successful treatment of COVID-19 will remain a secret to the general public.

The Health Minister said Nigerians may resort to self-medication and drug overdose if the name of the drug or drugs are released.

Ehanire said this while speaking at the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force in Abuja on Friday.

He said: “The drug or drugs being used to treat COVID-19 are matters of interest only to doctors who are providing treatment.

“Doctors advise each other on which drugs they used and I believe as time goes on, they will compile a report on what worked and what didn’t work.

“As I said earlier, the treatment centres in Lagos are using certain drugs for clinical trial and they will be able to add from their…



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