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Anti-Vaxxers Now Pushing Horse Paste For Long COVID

STAT News reports: A horse dewormer and treatment for some human parasites, ivermectin was initially promoted, despite the lack of research, as a way to treat or prevent Covid infections. Now it is increasingly being marketed for long Covid, pushed by physicians with ties to political groups spreading anti-vaccine and anti-science messaging. There’s no credible evidence that supports ivermectin’s use …

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Missouri Bans Pharmacists From Criticizing Horse Paste

The Daily Beast reports: When the Missouri state legislature on Wednesday passed a standard-issue licensure bill for physical therapists, few noticed a clandestine provision on its 32nd page banning pharmacists from telling patients about the potential dangers of using unproven drugs touted by conspiracy fringe groups as “forbidden cures” for COVID-19. The measure in the bill, passed unanimously by the …

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Brazilian Study Finds Ivermetcin Useless As Treatment

The New York Times reports: The anti-parasitic drug ivermectin, which has surged in popularity as an alternative treatment for Covid-19 despite a lack of strong research to back it up, showed no sign of alleviating the disease, according to results of a large clinical trial published on Wednesday. The study, which compared more than 1,300 people infected with the coronavirus …

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Major Study Finds Ivermectin Useless Against COVID

The Wall Street Journal reports: Researchers testing repurposed drugs against Covid-19 found that ivermectin didn’t reduce hospital admissions, in the largest trial yet of the effect of the antiparasitic on the disease driving the pandemic. Ivermectin has received a lot of attention as a potential treatment for Covid-19 including from celebrities such as podcast host Joe Rogan. Most evidence has …

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FL Court: You Can’t Force Hospitals To Use Horse Paste

The Tampa Bay Times reports: A state appeals court Thursday said a family did not have a “legal right” to force Mayo Clinic Florida to administer the controversial drug ivermectin to try to keep alive a COVID-19 patient who was on a ventilator. A three-judge panel of the 1st District Court of Appeal released a 12-page opinion that detailed reasons …

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AR Inmates Sue After Being Secretly Given Ivermectin

CBS News reports: A group of men detained at Washington County Detention Center in Arkansas say that the jail’s medical staff gave them the anti-parasite drug ivermectin last year, without their consent, to treat COVID-19, while telling them the pills were “vitamins.” The ACLU, on behalf of the inmates, filed a federal lawsuit against the jail and its doctor. The …

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Joe Rogan: I’ve Become The Face Of Horse Paste

“I got a room full of it [ivermectin] at my house. I open up the room and it sounds like angel voices. I never thought it was going to be a big deal when I was bringing that up. “When I was bringing that up it was because it was on a laundry list of stuff I took. It was …

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Man In Horse Paste Court Battle Dies Of Something

The York Dispatch reports: A local man whose wife won a court order to treat his COVID-19 infection with ivermectin has died. Keith Smith died Sunday night, his wife Darla told The York Dispatch. Smith had been at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center since about Nov. 19, receiving treatment for COVID-19. As his health declined, Darla Smith fought a legal …

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Leading Horse Paste Advocate Is Sick With Something

The Daily Beast reports: To hear the fringe doctors who gathered at an equine facility for the Florida COVID Summit earlier this month, ivermectin is as effective against the virus in humans as it is against worms in horses. “I have been on ivermectin for 16 months, my wife and I,” Dr. Bruce Boros declared at the end of the …

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Anti-Vax Woman In Ivermectin Suit Dies Of Something

ABC News reports: A 47-year-old Florida teacher hospitalized with COVID-19 has died after her husband sued in an unsuccessful effort to force doctors to treat her with ivermectin. Tamara Drock died Friday, 12 weeks after being admitted to Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, Ryan Drock told the Palm Beach Post. He sued the hospital last month in an attempt to …

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Oregon Poison Center Reports 21 Horse Paste Cases

Consumer Health reports: Twenty-one cases of poisoning for ivermectin exposure relating to COVID-19 were reported to the Oregon Poison Center in August 2021, according to a letter to the editor published online Oct. 20 in the New England Journal of Medicine. Courtney Temple, M.D., from the Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, and colleagues describe the calls received by …

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Ohio Man In Ivermetcin Lawsuit Dies Of Something

Cincinnati’s NBC News affiliate reports: Jeffrey Smith has died following a lengthy battle with COVID-19. The 51-year-old Fairfield Township man had been in an intensive care unit for months. Smith was diagnosed with COVID-19 on July 9. He was admitted into the hospital six days later and has been on a ventilator for several weeks. Smith’s case made national headlines, …

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Another Hospital Sued For Refusing Use Of Ivermectin

The Indianapolis Star reports: A woman is suing Ascension St. Vincent hospital because doctors are refusing to administer a controversial COVID-19 treatment to her dying mother. Megan Bournique’s mother Kimberly Eliot faces “very little chance of survival” as she struggles with the virus in the hospital’s intensive care unit, according to the lawsuit. Bournique wants doctors there to give her …

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Louie Gohmert: The Coordinated Attack Against Horse Paste Will Go Down As A “Crime Against Humanity”

Rep. Louie Gohmert writes at American Greatness: Just as we saw with hydroxychloroquine last summer, government alphabet agencies, the medical industrial complex, and their willing accomplices in the media have recently made it clear that there is yet another safe, effective treatment for COVID-19 they wish to torpedo. It’s the latest naughty word which will get you censored on social …

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New Mexico Links Two Deaths To Misusing Ivermectin

The New York Times reports: A wave of misinformation touting the deworming drug ivermectin as a Covid treatment appears to be showing no signs of abating, with calls about the drug to poison control centers surging, and officials in New Mexico saying misuse of the medication contributed to at least two deaths. Federal health authorities have repeatedly warned Covid patients …

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Anti-Vaxxers Push COVID Patients To Leave Hospitals

NBC News reports: Anti-vaccine Facebook groups have a new message for their community members: Don’t go to the emergency room, and get your loved ones out of intensive care units. Consumed by conspiracy theories claiming that doctors are preventing unvaccinated patients from receiving miracle cures or are even killing them on purpose, some people in anti-vaccine and pro-ivermectin Facebook groups …

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Hospital Forced To Give Dewormer: Patient Got Worse

The Chicago Tribune reports: A Libertyville hospital that was ordered to let a COVID-19 patient receive the controversial medication ivermectin fought back in court Tuesday, saying the woman’s heart rate plunged after she received a “mega dose” of the drug, and that further use could lead to more health problems. The woman’s attorneys disputed that, saying the staff at Advocate …

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Tucker Carson Unhappy Over Shortage Of Horse Paste

Mediaite reports: Tucker Carlson hopped back on the ivermectin train on Monday night, stopping in Quackville to speak with a psychiatrist who claimed the anti-parasite drug is also an effective treatment for Covid-19. (It is not.) The Fox News host cited a paper in the American Journal of Therapeutics suggesting that ivermectin led to “significant reductions in mortality.” What he …

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AZ Health System Reports Horse Paste Hospitalizations

The Arizona Republic reports: Arizona’s largest health system is warning the public against using the antiparasitic drug ivermectin to treat or prevent COVID-19. Misuse of ivermectin has led to 30 calls managed by Banner Health’s Poison and Drug Information Center this year, including 10 cases in August, according to data from the Phoenix-based nonprofit health system. At least seven cases …

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Judge Won’t Force KY Hospital To Use Horse Paste

Louisville’s NBC News affiliate reports: A woman’s emergency order request for a Louisville hospital to treat her husband, who is suffering from COVID, with ivermectin, has been denied by a judge. Angela Underwood said in a lawsuit that Norton Brownsboro refused to give the treatment to her husband, Lonnie, without a court order and supervision by a doctor who has …

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