Health Canada warns people not to treat COVID with ivermectin dewormer as demand surges in feed stores

‘There was an uptick at the beginning of July that forced us to pull it off of our shelves,’ one owner says A health law professor says a belief by some that a medication used to deworm cattle and horses can treat COVID-19 shows how ideology can lead people to embrace misinformation. Timothy Caulfield fromContinue reading “Health Canada warns people not to treat COVID with ivermectin dewormer as demand surges in feed stores”

Alberta feed stores inundated with calls for ivermectin over false claims livestock dewormer treats COVID

One store was forced to take the product off its shelves over fears for shoppers’ safety Alberta feed stores say they’re receiving a deluge of callers asking to buy ivermectin due to misinformation that suggests the livestock dewormer can be used to treat COVID-19 in humans. Lance Olson, manager of Lone Star Tack & Feed Inc., located just outside of Calgary,Continue reading “Alberta feed stores inundated with calls for ivermectin over false claims livestock dewormer treats COVID”

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