Cattle pour-ons are not a cure for COVID, experts warn

Shan Goodwin
By Shan Goodwin
August 31 2021 - 2:45am
Cattle anti-parasitic medicine is not a cure for COVID, experts warn

A growing global craze to use an agricultural anti-parasitic as a human COVID-19 cure has raised concerns of an emerging shortage of the parasitic ingredient for use in veterinary medicine, along with human health-care concerns.

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Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally.

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