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Tokyo considers trials of parasite drug for COVID-19

Ivermectin tablets to be assessed for possible home use

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government plans to conduct clinical trials of the anti-parasitic drug Ivermectin to assess its effectiveness in treating COVID-19 patients with mild symptoms.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- The Tokyo Metropolitan Government plans to conduct clinical trials of the anti-parasitic drug Ivermectin at metropolitan and public hospitals to assess its effectiveness against COVID-19, Nikkei has learned.

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