‘Ivermectin may do some harm ... and it does no good’

Study is first to show there could be a link between the drug and Covid patients’ need to be ventilated

06 July 2021 - 20:17 By paul ash

Using the animal anti-parasite drug ivermectin has no significant effect in preventing hospitalisation of patients with Covid-19, an Argentinian study has found.

And in a startling finding, some of the patients who received the drug during the research needed to be put on ventilators earlier in their treatment than patients in the control group...

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