Ivermectin and COVID-19
Ivermectin is a medication has been around for 40 years and used to treat parasite infestations. In humans, this includes head lice, scabies, river blindness, strongyloidiasis, trichuriasis, ascariasis, and lymphatic filariasis.
Despite the WHO's statement to the contrary, a recent report contains conclusive meta data from studies across the world where Ivermectin has been deployed to tackle COVID at all stages - prevention, early symptom treatment as well as critical care.
The report concludes with "the recommendation that ivermectin for both the prophylaxis (preventative) and treatment of COVID-19 should be systematically and globally adopted with the achievable goal of saving countless lives and reversing the rising and persistent transmission rates in many areas of the world."
You can read the full report here.
In other news from the BBC: Covid: Ivermectin to be studied as possible treatment in UK: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-57570377