B Michel, M Navarro, M Pritsch, J Du Plessis, J Shock, E Schwienhorst-Stich, J Zirkel, H Schrader, C Irala, G Rubilar, C Gunesch, C Kasang, T Zolle, I Gágyor and Sandra Parisi


09 August 2022


In Latin-America, the widespread use of veterinary ivermectin against COVID-19 has been
documented, despite the lack of scientific evidence and potential associated risks. In light of
this hype, we analyzed our findings from a mixed-method study conducted on attitudes and
treatment behaviour in Bolivia in 2018, where the unscientific use of veterinary ivermectin
against Chagas Disease had emerged to an extent never previously described.