The National Centre for Disease Control has warned Nigerians against abuse of drugs all in the name of treating coronavirus.
The NCDC said treatments of persons with the virus is dependent on individual conditions and that medical personnel treat individuals on their specific conditions.
The centre's advice came on the heels of widespread cases of people applying various drugs to prevent coronavirus.
"Remember, the medicines given by authorised medical personnel to patients with diseases including coronavirus, are dependent on individual conditions Please DO NOT engage in self-medication based on another person’s prescription as you can harm yourself." the centre said on Thursday.