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Facebook ads are promoting horse drug Ivermectin as a COVID cure. Expert advice says it isn’t one

Facebook ads are promoting horse drug Ivermectin as a COVID cure. Expert advice says it isn’t one

A drug commonly used to treat parasites in horses, cattle, and dogs is being promoted as a COVID-19 cure in Facebook groups and paid adverts hosted on the company's platforms, Euronews Next has found. Information from Facebook's open "Ad Library" shows the company is currently showing users paid adverts that promote Ivermectin as a treatment for COVID-19.

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