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The Lagos State Government has said that it would enlist 600 patients to determine the effectiveness of Chloroquine as a valid treatment for COVID-19. The state’s Commissioner for Information, Gbenga Omotosho, made the disclosure. He said, “In summary, we will be looking at about 600 patients. The trial will go on till we recruit the required number. “There will be an independent Data and Safety Board. The board can advise that study be discontinued if the statistical evidence of the usefulness of a drug is overwhelming and in which case it becomes unethical to withhold it from other groups.” Speaking as well, the governor of the state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said the state had learnt how to deal with infectious diseases, through its handling of the Ebola pandemic in 2014. “That was also epic in Lagos and it gave Lagos some understanding about how serious infectious disease could be managed. We have an…