TrialSite recently reported that in the Central American nation of El Salvador, the nation’s Ministry of Public Health (Ministerio de Salud Publica—MINSAL) had embraced the anti-parasitic drug ivermectin as part of a combination of recommendations for early-onset treatment of COVID-19 via an ambulatory home patient kit.
As shared by Salud Conlupa, every citizen in El Salvador (Central America) is provided with an “anti-COVID-19 kit” containing the following products free of charge by the government if needed.
The kit contains:
Paracetamol and aspirin (anti-inflammatory)Loratadine (antihistamine)Ivermectin (against parasite infestation)Azithromycin (antibiotic)Vitamin C (500mg)Vitamin D (2000 IU)Zinc (50mg)Electrolytes (minerals)
Guatemala and Bolivia are now also implementing this program.