An anti-vaccine group known for spreading medical disinformation is writing prescriptions for unproven COVID-19 treatments, with the help of a doctor whose medical license was revoked in Alabama.
Hospitals and doctors are facing more demands for ivermectin as a Covid-19 treatment, despite no proof it works. In some Republican-dominated states, lawmakers and attorney generals are weighing in.
Families across Georgia are navigating the COVID-19 pandemic. Some staunchly believe inaccurate information shared on social media. And they refuse to get vaccinated, even after surviving the disease.
Scientists are still studying whether the deworming medicine could have any effect on COVID-19. But the frenzy over the drug has far more to do with politics than science. Here's how that happened.
Doctors at West Chester Hospital were forced to give ivermectin to a COVID-19 patient after his wife went to court. A judge has reversed the order, citing lack of medical support for the treatment.
The nation's poison control centers saw a 245% jump in reported exposure cases from July to August as more people take the anti-parasite drug that some falsely claim treats COVID-19.
Following his diagnosis, the 54-year-old host of The Joe Rogan Experience podcast said he "immediately threw the kitchen sink at it." That included a cocktail of unproven treatments.