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What’s Behind the Ivermectin Frenzy?

What’s Behind the Ivermectin Frenzy?

Update: 2021-10-047
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Ivermectin is a drug that emerged in the 1970s, used mainly for deworming horses and other livestock.

But during the pandemic, it has been falsely lauded in some corners as a kind of miracle cure for the coronavirus.

What is fueling the demand for a drug that the medical establishment has begged people not to take?

Guest: Emma Goldberg, a writer for The New York Times. 

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Wendy Bruder

Mind-blowing how these people will take livestock dewormer but not a proven safe and effective vaccine. Good lord.

Oct 4th
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an interested party

hmmm wondering if these doctors have stock in ivermectin?

Oct 4th
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What’s Behind the Ivermectin Frenzy?

What’s Behind the Ivermectin Frenzy?

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