Population-wide Observational Study in Brazil: Prophylactic Use of Ivermectin Reduces COVID-19 Mortality, Hospitalization & Infection

Lucy Kerr, a Brazilian physician, participated in an Ivermectin summit hosted by TrialSite. Kerr and four other medical researchers, two affiliated with Brazilian academic medical centers and one from a Cuban biotech institute were involved in the study of the efficacy of the generic, regulatory approved antiparasitic drug in three different municipalities in Brazil covered by TrialSite back in September 2020. Most recently, Dr. Kerr and colleagues posted the results of a citywide prevention program using ivermectin, implemented in Itajai in the south of Brazil. The prospective, observational study analyzed citywide COVID-19 data between July 2020 to December 2020. The study logistics of instructional review board approval and registry data analysis occurred retrospectively due to the urgent pandemic conditions at the time.

TrialSite emphasizes this research hasn’t been peer-reviewed yet and shouldn’t be cited as medical evidence. This media platform focuses on medical research and these results require further verification. The study data derives from a public health program in response to COVID-19 in the municipality of Itajai in Santa Catarina, Brazil. This ci...

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