The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the conduct of clinical trials for the use of the controversial drug Ivermectin to treat Covid-19 infections.

FDA director-general Eric Domingo on Tuesday said the President ordered the trials in a televised briefing, a day after the Department of Science and Technology (DoST) announced that it was preparing to conduct trials for the anti-parasitic drug.

Duterte closely monitoring updates on Ivermectin

 April 21, 2021

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte is closely monitoring the developments concerning the controversial drug Ivermectin here and abroad, Malacañang said Wednesday.Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made this remark after Duterte directed the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the… Read More

Clinical trials on use of Ivermectin ‘welcome development’: solon

 April 20, 2021

MANILA – Deputy Speaker Bernadette Herrera on Tuesday lauded the government’s decision to hold clinical trials on the use of the anti-parasitic drug Ivermectin to find treatments for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).During the Laging Handa public briefing, Herrera said while the conduct of… Read More

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