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Ivermectin is a drug used to kill parasites in humans and animals (Photo Credits: AP)

  • Reported cases of overdoses of Ivermectin increase worry in the US
  • Republican lawmakers and some conservative doctors and TV hosts have been promoting Ivermectin
  • top US professional groups for doctors and pharmacists appealed for an “immediate end” to the drug’s use outside of research.

Ivermectin is an anti- parasitic drug. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Ivermectin has not been approved by the FDA
  • The drug was praised in a US Senate meeting in the early stages of the pandemic
  • Famed podcaster Joe Rogan said he was taking Ivermectin after testing positive for COVID