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COVID-19: Nigerian Pharmacy sells Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate at N50,000


A Nigerian filmmaker has revealed the outrageous price he bought Hydroxychloroquine sulfate in a Pharmacy in Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

Ever since the viral video surrounding the effectiveness of Hydroxychloroquine in treating the coronavirus by Dr. Stella Immanuel, the vaccine has become sought after.

According to the Filmmaker, Director Solomon  who expressed shock over the  price of the vaccine which was sold at N50,000,

He said;

When vaccines finally comes, Nigerians would build houses off the backs of poor people… People in Government will sacrifice the people they are supposed to serve.

However, some Nigerian pharmacists reacted to the tweet, stating that there is a difference between Hydroxychloroquine sulfate and  the Chloroquine Phosphate.

They also revealed that the both drugs were actually used for different purposes, adding that the Hydroxychloroquine sulfate had always been expensive.


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