COVID-19: I did not recommend self-medication, says Gov. Mohammed

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By Ayinde Olaide

Bauchi – The Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammad, said by revealing the drug used while in , he was not encouraging self medication by people that contracted the coronavirus .

The News Agency Nigeria, (NAN) recalled that Gov. Bala Mohammad had on Wednesday, April 29, said that the state’s medical team had used chloroquine and Zithromax cure him the deadly novel virus.

The governor spoke while giving update on the situation the coronavirus in the state.

“I was a patient; I told the world and I have been asked say how I got cured and I told them how I got cured.

“ I recommended that should be done other too; I have no apology for saying that I used chloroquine, Zithromax, zinc, iron and vitamin C to cured.

“However, it was God that cured me, and to me, it is better to take something rather than sit down and .

“If you have symptoms of fever, you can take chloroquine to cure it; if you have symptoms of infection, you can take Zithromax to cure it.

“You do not a Doctor, but the Doctors are prescribing; I didn’t take these things on my own and I’m not recommending that people should go and use these without the recommendation of their case managers,” he said.

The governor, who said it was a common knowledge that Coronavirus had no vaccine or drugs, prayed God to heal all the in the state.

NAN that Bauchi state had recorded 83 confirmed cases of , with six so far, and 77 active.

No death has so far been re order in the state as a result of the pandemic.