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Nigerians in shock as pharmacy sells Hydroxychloroquine sulfate for 50,000 Naira after Nigerian-trained medical doctor claimed it treats Coronavirus

Nigerians have expressed their shock after a Twitter user shared a pack of Hydroxychloroquine sulfate and revealed that the drug was being sold at 50,000 Naira in a Port Harcourt Pharmacy.

The drug became highly sought after, after a Nigerian-trained US-based medical doctor claimed that she has used a combination of hydroxychloroquine, zinc, and Zithromax to treat over 350 Covid-19 patients and none of them died.

While her claim has been highly disputed, the demand for the drug has skyrocketed which has made it quite expensive.

There’s been claims that a pharmacy in Port Harcourt is selling a packet of Hydroxychloroquine sulfate, containing 60 tablets, for 50,000 Naira and Nigerians netizens are stunning over the development.

See some reactions below,