We still do not know the cause of Christian Eriksen’s cardiac arrest during the game against Finland 4 days ago. The reason for the sudden collapse should be revealed at the earliest. Why should a young world class professional sportsman who has been regularly checked for a potential cardiac ailment need to be defibrillated on the pitch ?
In the meantime a high quality meta analysis of 21 randomised trials including more than 2700 Covid patients has shown a significant 68% reduction in mortality by ivermectin in patients suffering from Covid 19. (The evidence was of low to moderate certainty).
There was also an 86% significant reduction in contracting Covid by oral ivermectin. Low certainty evidence.
The meta analysis suggests that ivermectin is safe and effective in reducing morbidity and mortality in patients of Covid 19.
Ivermectin for Prevention and Treatment of COVID-19 Infection: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis