Ivermectin: A Global Innovation

Ivermectin: A Global Innovation

Let’s Go Deep Dive of Ivermectin’s story Ivermectin’s story is one of international collaboration, not limited to a single country. Here’s a breakdown of its development: Invention and development (1970s): The journey started in Japan. In the 1970s, Kitasato Institute scientist Dr. Satoshi Ōmura identified Streptomyces avermectinius, a rare soil bacterium. This microorganism created a…