Last month, as calls to poison call centers spiked and animal supply stores began reporting shortages of animal deworming drugs, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a rather unusual plea.
“You are not a horse. You are not a cow. Seriously, y’all. Stop it,” the FDA tweeted, calling on Americans to stop taking Ivermectin – an anti-parasitic medication that many vaccine skeptics have touted as a miracle cure for COVID-19.