Family that lost mother to COVID-19 continues court fight for father to receive ivermectin treatment
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CHICAGO — The family of a man hospitalized with COVID-19 who lost his wife to the disease is seeking a court order to get the controversial drug ivermectin as a treatment at an Elgin hospital, his attorney said. A Kane County judge already ruled against the family, preventing 40-year-old mother Maria Abbinanti from getting the drug before her death this week at AMITA Health St. Joseph Hospital Elgin, attorney Patrick J. Walsh said. Her husband, 41-year-old Sebastian Abbinanti, remained hospitalized Thursday. Family members were appealing the court order, and Walsh expected a decision next week...