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Media’s Ivermectin Hoax Busted by Oklahoma Hospital

An Oklahoma hospital has confirmed that a report from the mainstream media claiming that ivermectin overdoses were causing emergency rooms to be overloaded at their facility, resulting in patients with gunshot wounds being denied care, is fake news.

NHS Sequoyah was reported by the Rolling Stone and other fake news sources as experiencing backup in their emergency rooms because of ivermectin overdoses, based off an unproven narrative provided by Dr. Jason McElyea. The hospital had to set the record straight as the fake news went viral with a public statement.

“Although Dr. Jason McElyea is not an employee of NHS Sequoyah, he is affiliated with a medical staffing group that provides coverage for our emergency room. With that said, Dr. McElyea has not worked at our Sallisaw location in over 2 months,” the hospital wrote.

“NHS Sequoyah has not treated any patients due to complications related to taking ivermectin. This includes not treating any patients for ivermectin overdose. All patients who have visited our emergency room have received medical attention as appropriate. Our hospital has not had to turn away any patients seeking emergency care,” they continued. Read more…

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