What happens when you use ivermectin as a treatment for covid-19?

The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) has aligned with the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) call to not use Ivermectin for the treatment of COVID-19, in this stance it reflected in the SAHPRA statement, dated 28 January 2021, outlining SAHPRA’s views on Ivermectin and the Controlled Compassionate Use Programme.

To give more understanding of this issue we are joined by Prof Vinny Naidoo who is the dean of the Faculty of Veterinary Science at the University of Pretoria.