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State's poison control calls climb after horse drug falsely touted as Covid treatment

Published on: Sun, 22 Aug 2021 15:46:41 UTC
News Agency: CNN
Description:
US Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy reacts to climbing Mississippi Poison Control calls related to ivermectin, an anti-parasitic drug used to treat farm animals and found at livestock supply centers. The uptick in calls comes after the drug has falsely been touted as a Covid-19 treatment.

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