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Are ivermectin and fenbendazole the new laetrile? (Part two: ivermectin)

Last week, I noticed fenbendazole being “repurposed” to treat cancer. Now it’s ivermectin. Truly, in the age of COVID-19 these two drugs are the new laetrile.

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Antivaccine nonsense Medicine Quackery

Vitamin D: COVID-19 quacks embrace more general quackery

COVID-19 antivax quack Dr. Paul Marik has embraced vitamin D quackery. What does this say about the COVID “contrarian”-to-quack pipeline?

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Antivaccine nonsense Medicine Quackery

Just because medical consensus evolves does not justify your quackery

Quacks have long tried to portray themselves as “innovators” challenging an ossified medical consensus for the good of patients. This tradition continues among COVID-19 quacks, in particular the Frontline COVID-19 Critical Care Alliance and its founders.

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Antivaccine nonsense Pseudoscience Quackery

Pierre Kory: “Poor poor pitiful me! (And ABIM is corrupt!)”

Earlier this month, COVID-19 quack Dr. Pierre Kory was told that the American Board of Internal Medicine had recommended removing his board certification. Kory’s answer? ABIM is corrupt!

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Antivaccine nonsense Medicine Quackery

The ABIM acted against COVID-19 antivax quacks…or did it?

Recently, two COVID-19 antivax quacks, Drs. Paul Marik and Pierre Kory of the COVID-19 quack group FLCCC, announced that the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) had informed them that their board certifications were in jeopardy, which they promptly used to portray themselves as “persecuted.” What’s going on?