Insufficient Scientific Evidence Supporting the Use of Ivermectin in the Prevention and Treatment of COVID-19

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Sohail Rao
Alec Vasquez-Kanhere https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2566-1724
Manish Singh https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4146-3282

Keywords

COVID-19, Ivermectin, SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19 Vaccine, CDC, FDA, AMA, NIH

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