“Do not pester” those who use chloroquine and ivermectin against Covid-19, says Jair Bolsonaro

During his live stream on Thursday evening, Bolsonaro again recommended ivermectin as a "cure" for Covid-19, something that the vast majority of doctors and scientists say has no proven efficacy.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a Facebook post on Friday, President Jair Bolsonaro once again advocated the use of drugs with no scientific confirmation to treat Covid-19 and said to those who oppose their use to "stop pestering."

The post was a reaction to the Senate's Covid CPI (investigative committee), in which on Thursday Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga was heavily probed on his position on the use of chloroquine and ivermectin to treat Covid-19, but shied away from providing a clear answer.

"An answer to the CPI inquisitors on early treatment," the president wrote at the start . . .

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