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  • As Constituents Clamor for Ivermectin, Republican Politicians Embrace the Cause

    NASHVILLE PUBLIC RADIO, The Courier|Nov 17, 2021

    When state senators in South Carolina held two hearings in September about covid-19 treatments, they got an earful on the benefits of ivermectin — which many of the lawmakers echoed, sharing experiences of their own loved ones. The demands for access to the drug were loud and insistent, despite federal regulators’ recent warning against using the drug to treat covid. Ivermectin is a generic drug that has been used for decades to treat river blindness, scabies and even head lice. Veterinarians also use it, in different formulations and dos...

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