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Understanding Ivermectin's Increasing Popularity

Dr Mahaletchumy Arujanan, Executive Director, Malaysian Biotechnology Information Centre

12-Aug-21 17:00

Understanding Ivermectin's Increasing Popularity

While mainly used as a drug to treat parasites in animals, Ivermectin is now touted by many as a treatment for Covid-19, despite the lack of medical evidence to show it's effective. We look at why so many people view it as a silver bullet, even though it is still unapproved by the Ministry of Health.

Image Source: James Yarema, Unsplash

Produced by: Tasha Fusil, Azlyna Mohd Noor

Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan, Lee Chwi Lynn


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