Ivermectin 'buyers clubs' want to use the drug to treat covid-19

Self-medicating using ivermectin to covid-19 may be dangerous Dimas Archan/Bloomberg via Getty Images
MULTIPLE buyers clubs want to import the drug, ivermectin, to the UK to treat and prevent covid-19. However, there is no evidence to support its use and it could even prove to be dangerous.

The UK Medicines and Health Products Regulatory Authority (MHRA), has warned people against buying ivermectin from third parties in order to treat covid-19. This drug is used to treat parasite infection in humans and other animals. However, it has received a lot attention.