Even though clinical trials haven’t shown it works against COVID-19, doctors continue to prescribe ivermectin – and a new study suggests health insurers are heavily subsidizing the cost of those prescriptions. The study’s authors call for insurers to align their coverage of the drug with the level of medical evidence surrounding
In the era of COVID misinformation, a group called DEFEND THE SCIENCE is circulating a press release attacking Governor Ron DeSantis and his appointment General Surgeon appointment Joseph Ladapo, for pushing “dangerous misinformation in the media, supported people taking poison to treat COVID-19, and called masks a ‘distraction’ to the position.”
Philippines populist President, Rodrigo Duterte is making headlines again with his iron fist statements and declarations. With increasing vaccine hesitancy on the archipelago, Duterte outrageously said yesterday, “To protect the people, I have to sequester you in jail. Now choose — get vaccinated, or I’ll lock you up in a
Peru’s Ministry of Health reports as of Sunday, 1,360,839 people have been tested for COVID-19 and to date, 229,736 positive cases have been reported. This puts Peru at 8th globally in COVID-19 cases. Lima continues to be the region with the highest number of COVID-19 cases to date with 132,186.