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A: No. While there are approved uses for ivermectin in people and animals, it is not approved for the prevention or treatment of COVID-19. You should not take any medicine to treat or prevent COVID-19 unless it has been prescribed to you by your health care provider and acquired from a legitimate source.
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COVID-19 Physician Roundtable – Nola.com Discussion with LSU Health’s Drs. Julio Figueroa and Kara Ward, along with Dr. Mark Kline of Children’s Hospital and LSU Health
Dr. Benjamin Springgate, Chief of Community and Population Medicine at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, fields seniors’ questions about coronavirus and COVID-19.