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CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta Admits Network Shouldn’t Have Called Ivermectin a ‘Horse Dewormer’

A CNN medical doctor on a podcast released this week acknowledged the network should not have referred to ivermectin as a “horse dewormer” when reporting on Joe Rogan using it after contracting COVID-19. Dr. Sanjay Gupta appeared on Rogan’s podcast, “The Joe Rogan Experience.” During the discussion, Rogan brought up CNN’s coverage, which included calling ivermectin a “horse dewormer.” After Gupta said he was glad Rogan recovered, Rogan responded, “You’re probably the only one at CNN who’s glad. The rest of them are all lying about me taking horse medication.” He added, “They’re lying at your network about people taking human drugs versus drugs for veterinary.” Ivermectin is used to treat animals but there’s a separate form of the drug that humans take for parasitic infections. Researchers who helped develop it won the Nobel Prize in 2015. The Food and Drug Administration and other health authorities have warned against using …

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