Our View: Please don't use ivermectin to prevent or treat COVID-19 symptoms
September 2, 2021
That headline says it all, doesn’t it?
Somehow, a drug used to treat parasitic worms in the intestinal tract has become a sought-after commodity in treating COVID-19. Reports from throughout the United States claim people are buying the livestock-grade doses of the drug from feed shops or seeking prescriptions to keep on hand in case they contract COVID-19. Even the company producing the drug has issued a statement that it isn’t meant to combat or prevent symptoms from COVID-19. However, we also know people have at least inquired about the drug at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County....