Articles tagged with: Ivermectin

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The FDA continues to recommend against ivermectin for treating or preventing COVID-19, despite claims to the contrary

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“The FDA is now saying that it is OK to prescribe ivermectin [for COVID-19]”

SOURCE: Social media users, Facebook, TikTok

Published: 24 Aug 2023

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No evidence that hydroxychloroquine and ivermectin cure cancer; cancer and multiple sclerosis aren’t caused solely by parasites, contrary to claim by orthopedic surgeon

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Cancer and multiple sclerosis are caused by parasites; hydroxychloroquine and ivermectin can cure cancer

SOURCE: Lee Merritt, After Hours with Dr. Sigoloff

Published: 12 May 2023

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Ivermectin hasn’t proven effective in COVID-19 patients so far, despite persistent online claims

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Ivermectin is a safe and effective COVID-19 treatment

SOURCE: Colleen Huber, The Epoch Times

Published: 02 Jan 2023

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Study claiming that ivermectin reduces COVID-19 mortality by 92% has important methodological problems

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“Ivermectin reduces COVID death risk by 92%, peer-reviewed study finds”; NIH now lists ivermectin as COVID-19 therapy

SOURCE: Paul Sacca, Robby Starbuck, Jake Shields, The Blaze, Facebook, Twitter

Published: 07 Sep 2022

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Ivermectin wasn’t shown to be more effective than remdesivir, contrary to claim by John Campbell

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“In other words, you're about 70 percent less likely to die if you take ivermectin compared to taking remdesivir”

SOURCE: John Campbell, YouTube

Published: 10 Mar 2022

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Claims that a phase 3 clinical trial showed that ivermectin is effective against Omicron are inaccurate and based on a now-corrected Reuters article

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Phase 3 trial shows that Ivermectin is effective against Omicron

SOURCE: Social media users, Facebook, Twitter

Published: 02 Feb 2022

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Ivermectin study in the city of Itajaí contains several methodological weaknesses, resulting in questionable conclusions

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A preprint of an ivermectin study in the Brazilian city of Itajaí found that prophylactic ivermectin reduced COVID-19 hospitalization and mortality by half

SOURCE: Jim Hoft, Daniel Horowitz, Gateway Pundit, ZeroHedge, The Blaze

Published: 18 Dec 2021

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No evidence that the fall in COVID-19 cases in Indonesia is linked to the use of ivermectin

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Ivermectin played a role on the steep decline of COVID-19 cases in Indonesia

SOURCE: Jim Hoft, Gateway Pundit

Published: 15 Oct 2021

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No evidence suggests a causal link between ivermectin recommendation and the decline of COVID-19 cases in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh

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'The most populated state in India just declared they are officially COVID-19 free after promoting widespread use of the safe proven medicine'

SOURCE: Pearson Sharp, Jim Hoft, One America News Network, Gateway Pundit

Published: 12 Oct 2021

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Male sterility isn’t a proven side effect of ivermectin, contrary to claims by social media users

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Ivermectin sterilizes the majority (85%) of men that take it

SOURCE: Facebook users, Twitter users, Facebook, Twitter

Published: 14 Sep 2021

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