Dr. Fred Campbell, General and Hospital Medicine, answers listeners’ questions about their health during the coronavirus pandemic.
Dr. Campbell says the drug, ivermectin, normally used to treat parasitic infections is one of many treatments that people tout as a possible cure, without evidence.
Dr. Campbell says it’s a very high-risk time for transmitting the virus to others. He stresses nothing has really changed in terms of protecting yourself from getting the virus. Maintain social distance, wear a mask in public and wash your hands frequently.