Indonesian pharmacies are seeing a boom in sales of ivermectin as coronavirus cases rise. Photo: Aisyah Lewellyn Indonesian pharmacies are seeing a boom in sales of ivermectin as coronavirus cases rise. Photo: Aisyah Lewellyn
Indonesian pharmacies are seeing a boom in sales of ivermectin as coronavirus cases rise. Photo: Aisyah Lewellyn

Coronavirus: anti-parasitic drug ivermectin is hot property in Indonesia, Malaysia, India as Delta variant spreads

  • Some officials and independent medical groups have hailed it as a ‘miracle cure’ amid rising infections and low vaccination rates in the region
  • This is even as the WHO says evidence on the use of the deworming drug to treat Covid-19 patients is ‘inconclusive’

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Indonesian pharmacies are seeing a boom in sales of ivermectin as coronavirus cases rise. Photo: Aisyah Lewellyn Indonesian pharmacies are seeing a boom in sales of ivermectin as coronavirus cases rise. Photo: Aisyah Lewellyn
Indonesian pharmacies are seeing a boom in sales of ivermectin as coronavirus cases rise. Photo: Aisyah Lewellyn
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