Fact-checked by: AFP

2022/02/04 | France, United States

FALSE: A Japanese company found ivermectin to be effective against the Omicron variant of the coronavirus in human trials.

Explanation: The article was corrected to say that trials were non-clinical, meaning they did not test on people, but social media posts are still spreading the article's original incorrect assertion that the drug was proven effective against Covid-19 in human test subjects.

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This false claim originated from: Reuters

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