SUGAR LAND, Texas (KTRK) — The family of a 74-year-old man hospitalized with COVID-19 at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Sugar Land won a court order for the hospital to treat their loved one with ivermectin.

Despite the court order, the family claims the hospital still refuses to administer the drug.

Peter Lopez of Richmond has been at Memorial Hermann for almost a month battling COVID-19. According to his family, he was put on a ventilator on Aug. 19.

His family describes him as the patriarch of the family. The Vietnam War combat veteran suffered a heart attack a few years ago, but his family said he’s otherwise healthy. In fact, they couldn’t get him to slow down.

Lopez’s granddaughter, Gabrielle Snider, said they have exhausted all options. That’s why they want the hospital to use…

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