• Amazon pushes deworming drug falsely touted as Covid therapy

    This image reveals the tablets of Ivermectin medication in Tehatta, West Benga, India on 19 Could on 2021.

    Soumyabrata Roy | NurPhoto | Getty Photos

    Amazon is directing customers to an anti-parasitic drug falsely claimed to be a therapy for Covid-19.

    The drug, known as ivermectin, is usually used to deal with or forestall parasites in animals. In latest weeks, it has grow to be the newest false remedy for Covid-19, prompting warnings from the Meals and Drug Administration and the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention.

    When CNBC looked for the time period “iv” on Amazon, the web site’s