Latin America’s embrace of unproven COVID treatment hinders drug trials
Unchecked ivermectin use in region is making it difficult to test anti-parasite drug’s effectiveness against the coronavirus.
“We’re having a populist treatment instead of an evidence-based treatment.” In Latin America, where unchecked ivermectin use has surged, researchers are having trouble testing it for COVID-19. I wrote about this worrying issue for
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Latin America’s embrace of an unproven COVID treatment is hindering drug trials
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“What we’re having is a populist treatment, instead of an evidence-based treatment."
Latin America’s embrace of an unproven COVID treatment Ivermectin is hindering drug trials