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FDA's Anti-Ivermectin "You Are Not A Horse" Post Remains Up As Court Order Deadline Lo

•, by Matthew Lysak

After years of controversy over using ivermectin to fight COVID-19, the FDA agreed to remove its social media posts urging people to stop using the drug, according to a settlement filed with federal court in southern Texas dated March 21.

The agency has already removed a page that said: "Should I take ivermectin to prevent or treat COVID-19? No."

However, its Aug. 21, 2021, post on X (formerly Twitter)—in which the FDA wrote:

"You are not a horse. You are not a cow. Seriously y'all. Stop it"—continues to remain live on the social media platform.

At the time of publication, the post had been reposted more than 67,000 times.

Further, a page on the agency's website titled "Why You Should Not Use Ivermectin to Treat or Prevent COVID-19" also remains live, in which the agency states that the "FDA has not authorized or approved ivermectin for use in preventing or treating COVID-19 in humans or animals." The page also says no data exist showing ivermectin to be effective against COVID-19, despite studies that show the drug to be effective against the disease.

Dr. Mary Talley Bowden, a practitioner in Texas and founder of the Coalition of Health Freedom, told The Epoch Times that she believes the agency is delaying the inevitable to avoid further public ridicule.

"My guess is they're hoping all the negative publicity over the case will die down, and they can quietly remove them without as many people noticing," said Dr. Bowden, who was among a group of doctors who initially filed a lawsuit against the FDA.

"We have three years of false propaganda to overcome regarding ivermectin," she added.