NBC News reports:
When users visit the telemedicine website SpeakWithAnMD.com, they are immediately hit with a warning: “Due to overwhelming demand, we are experiencing longer than usual wait times.” The demand is for ivermectin. And the website, in partnership with the organization America’s Frontline Doctors, whose founder stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, has become well-known in the Facebook groups and Reddit communities where anti-vaccination sentiment thrives.
In those groups, people trade dosing directions and purchasing advice for ivermectin. “Please consider that even if you can get an Rx for IVM, the pharmacy may not fill it for 1-3 days claiming they don’t have it in stock, which is pure bulls—,” a Reddit user wrote in the ivermectin community this month. “HAVE SOME HORSE PASTE ON HAND,” the user added, referring to the tube form that ivermectin meant for horses comes in.
Read the full article. There’s much more crazy.
New + exclusive with @brandyzadrozny:
Antivaxx Facebook groups have become obsessed with a telemedicine app that prescribes ivermectin online.
Turns out the site is American Frontline Doctors, the pro-Trump group whose founder stormed the Capitol on 1/6.https://t.co/MkGVIkxf1q
— Ben Collins (@oneunderscore__) August 26, 2021