Two more hospitals granted limited use of ivermectin vs COVID-19

Two more unnamed hospitals have received compassionate special permits to use the antiparasitic drug ivermectin on COVID-19 patients, Food and Drug Administration chief Eric Domingo said on Tuesday.

A total of five hospitals have received the permit allowing the limited repurposing of the drug used on animals. FDA previously said doctors who will prescribe the experimental drug will be held liable for possible side effects.



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