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UPDATE: Oklahoma ERs Clogged With Patients Overdosing On Ivermectin

Dr. McElyea said patients are packing his eastern and southeastern Oklahoma hospitals after taking ivermectin doses meant for a full-sized horse. A hospital served by the medical staffing group which employs him disputes this.
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This story has been disputed by Sequoyah in Oklahoma.

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UPDATE 2: Counterpoint

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This would be funnier if it weren't so stupid. People getting sick, losing their vision, and all the rest of it.

Source: KFOR

SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA, Okla. (KFOR) – A rural Oklahoma doctor said patients who are taking the horse de-wormer medication, ivermectin, to fight COVID-19 are causing emergency room and ambulance backups.

“There’s a reason you have to have a doctor to get a prescription for this stuff, because it can be dangerous,” said Dr. Jason McElyea.

Dr. McElyea said patients are packing his eastern and southeastern Oklahoma hospitals after taking ivermectin doses meant for a full-sized horse, because they believed false claims the horse de-wormer could fight COVID-19.

“The ERs are so backed up that gunshot victims were having hard times getting to facilities where they can get definitive care and be treated,” he said.

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