Russo Affirms Taking Ivermectin to Treat COVID a Bad Idea

Updated August 23, 2021

Thomas A. Russo, MD, SUNY Distinguished Professor of medicine and chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases, was quoted in stories on why taking ivermectin to treat COVID-19 is a bad idea. “There is no data to support that it works,” he says. “It’s best not to take it.”