An elderly COVID patient made a full recovery over the Thanksgiving weekend after a court ordered his hospital to give him the potentially lifesaving medication Ivermectin.
Edward Hospital located in Naperville, Illinois, had refused to administer the drug to Sun Ng, 71, who was desperately ill and hospitalized with COVID-19.
Ng came to the U.S. from Hong Kong to celebrate his granddaughter’s first birthday and contracted a case of COVID-19 so severe that in mid-October he ended up on a ventilator at the hospital, according to the Chicago Tribune.
According to Naperville News 17, testimony from Ng’s doctors suggested that he had more than a 50% chance of dying.
The Tribune reported the man’s daughter, Man Kwan Ng, who holds a doctorate in mechanical engineering, decided to do her own research about ivermectin.
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