United States :After returning to television late at night after what he described as a “strange summer”, Jimmy Kimmel stopped laughing as he spoke on Labor Day weekend where coronavirus cases were nearly 300 compared to the same period last year .
The percentage went up when there was no vaccine. Fauci, President Biden’s chief medical adviser, noted that some hospitals with ICU beds may have to make “difficult choices”, and Kimmel on Tuesday quipped that the situation is not difficult. Then late at night the ABC host turned her attention to people who were battling ivermectin — a drug long used to kill parasites in animals and humans, and a treatment that can help fight off COVID-19. has not been proven. Despite this, its popularity has increased, against which health officials have warned. To be used to prevent or treat viruses.
“I don’t find this choice difficult,” Kimmel said. “The vaccinated man has a heart attack? Yes, come on, we’ll take care of you. The illiterate man who swallowed the horse? Rest in peace, he breathes.” Kimmel’s comments come at a time when the ivermectin craze by conservative talk show hosts, Republican politicians and even some doctors – has increased weekly prescriptions despite no proven benefit against the coronavirus.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported that prescription anti-inflammatory drugs, which are used to treat people with river blindness and intestinal worms, increased from an average of 3,600 weekly prescriptions in the year before the pandemic. Over 88,000, doctors and public health officials reported. is reported as people pick up produce from feed stores in Arkansas.
A health care provider has faced criticism for a “medical trial” in which prison medical workers treat Covid-19 patients with ivermectin despite warnings from the Food and Drug Administration against such use. An Ohio judge this week overturned a previous legal ruling ordering a hospital to treat a COVID-19 patient with ivermectin after the patient’s wife sued, alleging It was alleged that the facility had refused to give medicine to her husband despite the doctor’s prescription.
Nearly 100,000 people in the country have been hospitalized with COVID-19, and 1 in 4 people in hospital are in ICU beds, according to data compiled by The Washington Post. More than a quarter are hospitalized in Texas and Florida for Covid-19. Data from the Department of Health and Human Services shows that about 79 percent of ICU beds in the country are occupied – and more than 3 out of 10 ICU patients have COVID-19.