The controversial animal parasite treatment Ivermectin will be allowed for what is called controlled compassionate use in the treatment of Covid-19 in South Africa. Newsflash reports that the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority said this afternoon it will announce the access protocols for the drug soon. Sahpra chief executive Boitumelo Semete-Makokotlela says they remain concerned about the lack of scientific data for human use, but the authority finds itself in a pandemic with limited options.