Fact-checked by: Estadão Verifica

2021/07/23 | Brazil

Misleading: A study by the Pasteur Institute in France showed that ivermectin is effective against covid-19.

Explanation: The text omitted that the study mentioned was done in hamsters, not humans. Studies published so far are insufficient to conclude that ivermectin is effective against the new coronavirus.

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This false claim originated from: Terça Livre

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