COVID-19 in SA | SAHPRA terminates use of Ivermectin

The SA Health Products Regulatory Authority says there's no evidence the anti parasitic drug Ivermectin is useful in treating Covid-19. eNCA speaks to Dr Boitumelo Semete-Makokotlela, CEO of Sahpra. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - The health products regulator has terminated the use of Ivermectin to treat COVID-19.

Some doctors were allowed to use the anti-parasitic drug to treat the virus.

READ: Medical organisations warn against use of Ivermectin

It followed a court settlement over its use.

SAHPRA says data shows the drug has no clinical efficacy.


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