Physician Groups Oppose Compelled Ivermectin Care for Covid-19 – Bloomberg Law

A Wisconsin hospital shouldn’t have been ordered to either treat a Covid-19 patient with Ivermectin or allow an outside doctor to do so, physician groups told the state’s high court.

The American Medical Association and the Wisconsin Medical Society urged the Wisconsin Supreme Court to uphold a state appeals court’s decision that overturned a trial court order compelling Aurora Health Care Inc. to provide the treatment.

Medical professionals have an obligation to provide evidence-based care and to avoid “risky treatments touted as miracle cures,” like Ivermectin, the groups said in Wednesday’s friend of the court brief. The hospital met its …