Arkansas inmates say they weren't told they were treated for COVID-19 with ivermectin

Summary by Ground News
Four inmates at a northwest Arkansas jail are suing the facility and its doctor. They say they were unknowingly prescribed ivermectin to treat COVID-19. The anti-parasitic drug shouldn't be used for that purpose, the FDA says. The American Civil Liberties Union of Arkansas filed the lawsuit.
4 months ago

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