Ivermectin tablets pictured in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo: Bloomberg
Ivermectin tablets pictured in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo: Bloomberg

Coronavirus: Australia warns against ivermectin use as imports of drug increase tenfold

  • Some residents are using encrypted messaging services and other online platforms to find black-market stores and doctors who will prescribe the antiparasitic
  • The trend, which has also been reported in countries including Indonesia and India, comes even as the WHO has said efficacy of the drug is ‘inconclusive’

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Ivermectin tablets pictured in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo: Bloomberg
Ivermectin tablets pictured in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo: Bloomberg
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