Bloomberg Law
Sept. 1, 2021, 7:16 PM

String of Suits Force Covid-19 Ivermectin Treatment in Hospitals

Alex Ebert
Alex Ebert
Staff Correspondent
Allie Reed
Allie Reed

Hospitals reeling from surging Covid-19 cases are facing a new pandemic battle: lawsuits from guardians of patients on ventilators demanding treatment with ivermectin.

The string of suits, brought by New York attorney Ralph Lorigo, relies on a national network of internal medicine doctors called the Front Line Covid-19 Critical Care Alliance, which advocates for using the anti-parasitic ivermectin as one part of a treatment protocol for Covid-19 ICU patients. Lorigo has scored a handful of victories, including in Buffalo, where his firm is located, and in Cincinnati, where a judge last week ordered West Chester Hospital to give the drug ...

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