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Doctor in the House: Is Ivermectin Safe To Use For COVID-19?

Dr George Lee, Consultant Urologist | Emeritus Prof PT Thomas, Executive Dean, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

13-Aug-21 16:00

Doctor in the House: Is Ivermectin Safe To Use For COVID-19?

Everyone’s talking about ivermectin, a veterinary antiparasitic drug that is touted to be effective in treating COVID-19. What do the latest studies and data say about the efficacy of ivermectin in preventing or treating COVID-19? Why is it important for sound clinical trials to be carried out before the drug is approved for general use? Consultant urologist Dr George Lee is joined by Emeritus Prof PT Thomas, Executive Dean, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Taylor’s University to find out more.

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Produced by: Lim Sue Ann

Presented by: Meera Sivasothy


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