Ivermectin and outcomes from Covid-19 pneumonia: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trial studies comes to the conclusion: “Our study suggests that ivermectin may offer beneficial effects towards Covid-19 outcomes. More randomized clinical trial studies are still needed to confirm the results of our study.”
On the other hand Ivermectin for the treatment of COVID-19: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials comes to the conclusion: “In comparison to SOC or placebo, IVM did not reduce all-cause mortality, length of stay or viral clearance in RCTs in COVID-19 patients with mostly mild disease. IVM did not have an effect on AEs or severe AEs. IVM is not a viable option to treat COVID-19 patients.”
What did the studies do differently to come to their conclusions? How do I go about interpreting which of them provides the better analysis?