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Florida Mayo Clinic Wins Appeal in Ivermectin Treatment Dispute

Jan. 28, 2022, 4:09 PM

A Florida man’s family lost a bid to compel Jacksonville’s Mayo Clinic to treat their Covid-19 infected loved one with a drug regimen that includes Ivermectin, as state law doesn’t provide a right for a particular treatment, a state appeals court said.

Daniel Pisano’s family argued that Mayo Clinic Florida’s refusal to accept an outside doctor’s prescription for treating him interfered with their right to direct his care, the Florida District Court of Appeal, First District said.

But a Florida probate rule giving patients or their families a procedure to assert their right to choose or reject medical treatment doesn’t ...