In the US, a drug referred to as Ivermectin is being touted as a means of treating or stopping for Covid-19, with celebrities similar to podcast host Joe Rogan praising its use.
That’s regardless of official recommendation which says it is not accepted for this function.
Ivermectin is primarily used for parasitic infections in animals and likewise has some software for people in small doses.
Ros Atkins explores why people proceed to make use of the controversial drug.
Producer: Briony Sowden