How Effective is Ivermectin Versus the Pfizer and Moderna Corona Vaccines?

Executive Summary

  • Western media has made a gigantic effort to cover up the effectiveness of Ivermectin versus the coronavirus vaccines.


Western health authorities and media have been nearly entirely focused on funding and promoting historically quickly-created coronavirus vaccines as the approved public policy response to the coronavirus. What has been not only little addressed but also aggressively suppressed has been the effectiveness of Ivermectin.

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The History of Ivermectin

  • Ivermectin was initially developed in 1975 and was introduced in 1981 to treat parasite infestations.
  • Ivermectin eventually won the Nobel Prize for its inventors.
  • Recently Ivermectin began to be used to treat the coronavirus.
  • At first, glance, repurposing an anti-parasite drug to treat a virus seems strange, but it turns out there is a long history of anti-parasite medications being used for this purpose.
  • Ivermectin not only has been proven (as you will see below) of being effective against coronavirus, but it has a history of being used against other types of viruses.

Ivermectin proposes many potentials effects to treat a range of diseases, with its antimicrobial, antiviral, and anti-cancer properties as a wonder drug. It is highly effective against many microorganisms including some viruses. In this comprehensive systematic review, antiviral effects of ivermectin are summarized including in vitro and in vivo studies over the past 50 years. Several studies reported antiviral effects of ivermectin on RNA viruses such as Zika, dengue, yellow fever, West Nile, Hendra, Newcastle, Venezuelan equine encephalitis, chikungunya, Semliki Forest, Sindbis, Avian influenza A, Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome, Human immunodeficiency virus type 1, and severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2. Furthermore, there are some studies showing antiviral effects of ivermectin against DNA viruses such as Equine herpes type 1, BK polyomavirus, pseudorabies, porcine circovirus 2, and bovine herpesvirus 1. Ivermectin plays a role in several biological mechanisms, therefore it could serve as a potential candidate in the treatment of a wide range of viruses including COVID-19 as well as other types of positive-sense single-stranded RNA viruses. Ivermectin has been used for several years to treat many infectious diseases in mammals. It has a good safety profile with low adverse effects when orally prescribed. – Nature

And this study, published in June of 2020, so before the media and pharmaceutical company backlash against the use of Ivermectin for coronavirus, discusses the following benefits of the use of the drug.

In a recent in vitro study, the Vero/hSLAM cells infected with the SARS-CoV-2 or COVID-19 virus were exposed to 5 µM ivermectin in 48 h, and a 5000-fold reduction in viral RNA compared with control was found [15]. The results showed that treatment with ivermectin effectively kills almost all viral particles within 48 h.

If safe formulations or analogs can be derived that can be administered to achieve therapeutic concentrations, ivermectin could be useful as a broad-spectrum antiviral agent.

This video shows, at the 8:30 mark, how effective Ivermectin was in the one state of Mexico, Chiapas, where it was used. This information has been suppressed. 

Ivermectin in Less Developed Countries

The following video describes the effectiveness of Ivermectin in less developed countries.

The following expresses the effectiveness of Ivermectin used in non-Western countries. 

Ivermectin in Japan

Ivermectin in Indonesia

The vital thing to take away from this graphic is how these countries are doing with respect to coronavirus reflects their policy.

  • Israel, the US, and the UK are all using predominantly the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines.
  • Indonesia is not primarily using vaccines. Instead, it is using Ivermectin.

Yet, when I performed a Google search on the effectiveness of Ivermectin in Indonesia versus the coronavirus, most of the articles declared how foolish the Indonesians were for using it.

Let us observe a quote from an article on July 15th about how bad the situation in Indonesia was set to become.

Indonesia is now fighting a “worst-case scenario” epidemic, a senior minister said on Thursday, adding the government was preparing for a further spike in coronavirus cases as the more virulent Delta variant spreads.

The world’s fourth most populous country is struggling to slow COVID-19 transmission even after imposing its toughest mobility curbs yet, while its immunisation rate is low, with just 5.8% of its 270 million people fully vaccinated.

Indonesia’s food and drug agency (BPOM) has authorised the anti-parasitic drug ivermectin for emergency use against COVID-19, a health ministry official told Reuters. BPOM did not immediately respond to requests for comment. – Reuters

Take a look at the previous graph. You will see the coronavirus spiking in July, so when this article was written.

  • Only a small percentage of Indonesians were vaccinated.
  • Yet, after reaching a high point in August, the cases dramatically dropped with a small percentage of the population vaccinated and with the primary treatment being Ivermectin.
  • However, the mainstream outlets proposed that the situation looked terrible and wagged their finger at Indonesian health officials for being anti-science.

Let us observe what major media entities said about Indonesia’s use of Ivermectin.

One of the cures endorsed by several government figures is ivermectin, the antiparasitic drug whose usefulness for treating COVID-19 lacks credible scientific evidence. In June, some cabinet members even claimed that BPOM had authorized the use of ivermectin to treat the virus. The Indonesian government must cease its anti-expertise sentiment – especially during the current serious outbreaks of COVID-19 – and listen more closely to the advice of experts in shaping its pandemic response. – The Diplomat

And this quote is highly critical of Indonesia’s coronavirus policy.

Indonesians have ignored health warnings to stock up on a “miracle cure” for Covid-19 backed by leading politicians and social media influencers, as an out-of-control virus surge sweeps the country. He said the shortage had pushed the price of the drug up from around 175,000 to 300,000 rupiah ($12-$21) a bottle. Fuelled by anti-vaccine and pandemic conspiracy theories online, there has been a surge in demand for the drug from Brazil to South Africa to Lebanon. But manufacturer Merck has said there was “no scientific basis for a potential therapeutic effect against Covid-19” and warned of possible safety issues if the drug is administered inappropriately. Efforts to tackle the virus worldwide have been marred by conspiracy theories, often propagated by political leaders and other public figures. – France24