Ivermectin is an anti-parasitic agent that has recently grabbed the world’s attention due to testimonies of its effectiveness against COVID-19. This video presents both the good and the bad sides of this drug as well as the mechanism as to how an anti-parasitic agent can be effective against a viral infection. The focus of the video is to remain neutral and present as many facts as possible in order to guide the viewer’s autonomous decision.

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