GP caught up in TV show's error on the Queen taking ivermectin

Dr Mukesh Haikerwal took part in a A Current Affair segment on the monarch's COVID-19 status where a picture of ivermectin was wrongly shown

A leading Australian GP has been caught up in a worldwide anti-vaxxer conspiracy theory that the Queen is being treated for COVID-19 with ivermectin, thanks to a photo mix-up.

Dr Mukesh Haikerwal.

The rumour kicked off after Dr Mukesh Haikerwal was interviewed for TV show A Current Affair in a segment on “global concerns” for Queen Elizabeth, who is reported to be suffering mild symptoms