New Peer-Reviewed Study Shows Ivermectin ‘Significantly’ Reduces COVID Infections, Hospitalization, and Mortality Rates

BY Herschel Smith
4 months ago

American Greatness.

newly released study from Brazil of over 150 thousand subjects found that regular prophylactic use of ivermectin “was associated with significantly reduced COVID-19 infection, hospitalization, and mortality rates.”

The largest ivermectin study to date was conducted in Itajaí, Brazil, between July 2020 and December 2020. It recently passed rigorous peer-review and was published this week, Dr. Pierre Kory noted on Twitter.

Background: Ivermectin has demonstrated different mechanisms of action that potentially protect from both coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection and COVID-19-related comorbidities. Based on the studies suggesting efficacy in prophylaxis combined with the known safety profile of ivermectin, a citywide prevention program using ivermectin for COVID-19 was implemented in Itajaí, a southern city in Brazil in the state of Santa Catarina. The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of regular ivermectin use on subsequent COVID-19 infection and mortality rates.

Researchers invited the entire population of Itajaí to enroll in the program and compiled baseline, personal, demographic, and medical information on participants.

In the absence of contraindications, ivermectin was offered as an optional treatment to be taken for two consecutive days every 15 days at a dose of 0.2 mg/kg/day. In cases where a participating citizen of Itajaí became ill with COVID-19, they were recommended not to use ivermectin or any other medication in early outpatient treatment. Clinical outcomes of infection, hospitalization, and death were automatically reported and entered into the registry in real time. Study analysis consisted of comparing ivermectin users with non-users using cohorts of infected patients propensity score-matched by age, sex, and comorbidities. COVID-19 infection and mortality rates were analyzed with and without the use of propensity score matching (PSM).

The results showed a 6.6 percent infection rate for non-users of ivermectin, and a 3.7 percent infection rate for regular users of the drug, a 44 percent reduction in the COVID-19 infection rate.

There was also a 56 percent reduction in the hospitalization rate for ivermectin users (44 versus 99 hospitalizations).

The most striking result was the difference in the mortality rate.  Of the subjects who were infected, those who regularly used ivermectin had a 70 percent reduction in COVID-19 mortality.

This is why big Pharma doesn’t want you to have it.  It’s effective, it’s cheap, it’s well tolerated, and it’s safe.  But it isn’t patented, and doesn’t fit the transhumanist narrative with drugs and experimental treatments injected into humans by witchdoctors throwing chicken bones over their left shoulder and uttering incantations.

It’s also the way India stomped out Covid.

Reminder: The FDA doesn’t want you to have it, and state boards will pull the license of doctors who prescribe it.


Comments

  1. On January 20, 2022 at 12:42 am, Dan said:

    Facts are irrelevant. The object is power. Can’t allow a cheap and effective treatment to interfere with the agenda.

  2. On January 20, 2022 at 7:46 am, ragman said:

    It’s all about money and power over us. If ivermectin and the Hydroxy cocktails were approved and used there would have been no emergency authorization for the vaccine. No billions for the big pharmaceutical, doctors and hospitals. No mandates or lockdowns. Ivermectin works. Can say that from personal experience.

  3. On January 20, 2022 at 8:52 am, Fred said:

    These numbers are good but the real numbers, I’m certain, are even better. Humans are notorious for not sticking to a plan of medication. The true results, had everyone stuck to the regimen precisely, would probably have been 20 percent better by at least.

  4. On January 20, 2022 at 11:12 am, Paul B said:

    I have some. It is the dm version but I’m good with it.

  5. On January 20, 2022 at 11:54 am, billrla said:

    The efficacy of Ivermectin could have been determined and validated by the spring of 2020, but, government, the medical establisment, industry, and the execrable NGOs and non-profits stomped all over any attempts to find a simple, safe and cheap prophylactic and treatment.

  6. On January 20, 2022 at 2:12 pm, Joe Blow said:

    “Reminder: The FDA doesn’t want you to have it, and state boards will pull the license of doctors who prescribe it.”

    Thats why they need to be shot in the face.

  7. On January 21, 2022 at 2:26 am, Hudson H Luce said:

    It’s been known to have broad antiviral activity for about the last ten years or so: “The small molecule macrocyclic lactone ivermectin, approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for parasitic infections, has received renewed attention in the last eight years due to its apparent exciting potential as an antiviral. It was identified in a high-throughput chemical screen as inhibiting recognition of the nuclear localizing Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1 (HIV-1) integrase protein by the host heterodimeric importin (IMP) α/β1 complex, and has since been shown to bind directly to IMPα to induce conformational changes that prevent its normal function in mediating nuclear import of key viral and host proteins. Excitingly, cell culture experiments show robust antiviral action towards HIV-1, dengue virus (DENV), Zika virus, West Nile virus, Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus, Chikungunya virus, Pseudorabies virus, adenovirus, and SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19). Phase III human clinical trials have been completed for DENV, with >50 trials currently in progress worldwide for SARS-CoV-2. This mini-review discusses the case for ivermectin as a host-directed broad-spectrum antiviral agent for a range of viruses, including SARS-CoV-2.” https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/labs/pmc/articles/PMC7564151/

  8. On January 22, 2022 at 3:01 am, Ohio Guy said:

    Now how did that peer reviewed study in Brazil find it’s way past the ministry of experts here in the Untied States?

  9. On January 22, 2022 at 12:28 pm, Ozark Redneck said:

    Here in the Ozarks Ivermectin is being used to treat covid. https://417housecalls.com/ will do a tele visit and send the prescription to your pharmacy. Walgreens and Walmart won’t fill it, but most independent pharmacies will. FYI

  10. On January 23, 2022 at 3:28 pm, James said:

    Pony paste,your covered.

    On a side note,I self identify as a horse so it is OK,mentioned this to tractor supply worker who mentioned it was not for people,he got a good laugh and rang me up!

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