The World Health Organization said the pandemic has caused more “mass trauma” than World War II. “When there is mass trauma, it affects communities for many years to come,” WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus explained. (CNBC Weekly)

Eli Lilly will present the results of its Phase II study on its Alzheimer’s drug, donanemab, at a virtual conference March 13. Similar to Biogen’s aducanumab, donanemab aims to target and reduce amyloid in the brain. (STAT)

Ivermectin, an anti-parasitic drug that has been used to treat COVID-19 patients, does not reduce symptoms, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Despite a lack of evidence around its efficacy, the drug has been used to treat COVID-19 patients in various countries. (The New York Times)

Nigeria administered its first COVID-19 vaccine, which went to a doctor who has been treating patients for the last year. The country aims to vaccinate 80 million people. (Reuters)

The U.S. should refrain from loosening COVID-19 restrictions until daily new cases drop to 10,000 or lower, Dr. Anthony Fauci said. Several states, including Texas and Mississippi, plan to lift mask mandates and other restrictions. (CNN)