Profiteering on ivermectin continues online despite recent crackdown - Malaysiakini

Online sellers in Malaysia peddling drugs containing ivermectin as an active ingredient are still selling unsanctioned imports of the product for large profits despite a recent crackdown.

The drug, touted by some as a “miracle drug against Covid-19” is only licensed in Malaysia for veterinary use, while results for the Health Ministry’s clinical trial for it is due in September.

As late as last month, the drug was widely available on popular e-commerce platforms, including those for human use illicitly imported from...