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  • Can people take a livestock drug to treat a deadly virus?

    A portrait of Dr. Jim Lowe

    Taking large or multiple doses of the anti-parasitic drug ivermectin can cause a toxic overdose, and humans should not take forms intended for animal use, says Illinois veterinary medicine expert Dr. Jim Lowe.

    Photo by Greg Boozell

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  • Editor’s notes: To reach Dr. Jim Lowe, email jlowe@illinois.edu.