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Sun Sep 5, 2021, 06:07 AM

Doctors Urge People Not to Use Horse Dewormer for #COVID Treatment as#SenRonJohnson..Promote it!!

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Doctors Urge People Not to Use Horse Dewormer for COVID Treatment as Ron Johnson, Others Continue to Promote It


https://mailchi.mp/couriernewsroom/sept1-up-north-news-12631754?e=09ad509cd0



As calls to poison control centers across the US increase as more people are consuming the medication ivermectin—used to treat livestock for worms—because they wrongly believe it will alleviate COVID-19, doctors in Wisconsin and elsewhere are urging people not to take the medicine.

Seventeen cases of ivermectin poisoning have occurred in Wisconsin this year, according to the Wisconsin Poison Center. Health officials in other states also report a rise in ivermectin poisonings in recent weeks after right-wing groups and some conservative politicians, including Republican Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson, have falsely endorsed its use as treatment for COVID-19.

Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an emergency alert noting that cases of misuse of ivermectin are increasing.

“As not just a physician but also a resident of Wisconsin, it’s shocking and appalling that any grown person, let alone our elected senator, would promote ivermectin as a treatment for COVID-19,” Dr. Bob Freedland, a La Crosse ophthalmologist who is state lead for the liberal group Committee to Protect Health Care, said Monday during a virtual event organized by that organization.

Johnson has been a vocal proponent for using ivermectin and hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19 despite repeated warnings from health officials that those substances aren’t effective and could lead to adverse health conditions. YouTube suspended Johnson in June after he violated the company’s policy regarding accurate medical information.

—Reported by Julian Emerson

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Reply Doctors Urge People Not to Use Horse Dewormer for #COVID Treatment as#SenRonJohnson..Promote it!! (Original post)
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Callalily Sep 2021 #1
Wild blueberry Sep 2021 #2
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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Sun Sep 5, 2021, 07:08 AM

1. Just shot Mr. Johnson an email

Just shot Mr. Johnson an email asking if he's taken either ivermectin and hydroxychloroquine for the treatment of Covid-19. Will patiently wait for a reply.

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Response to Callalily (Reply #1)

Sun Sep 5, 2021, 12:57 PM

2. He never replies

Letters, emails, phone calls, zero response.
Starting to sense that he doesn't consider the citizens of Wisconsin to be his constituents.

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Response to Wild blueberry (Reply #2)

Mon Sep 6, 2021, 07:08 AM

3. Yes, I know, and that's unfortunate.

Not even an automated reply!

I wrote him during the presidential election and posed a few questions - no response there either.

Just wonder if his staff reads the emails. Only a passing curiosity.

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