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[flagged] Covid, Ivermectin and the Crime of the Century (covid19criticalcare.com)
17 points by noch 46 days ago | hide | past | favorite | 17 comments



Database of all ivermectin COVID-19 studies. 96 studies, 58 peer reviewed, 58 with results comparing treatment and control groups: https://c19ivermectin.com/


This was removed from YouTube after having been up for a week and a half [1]

Also, this is nowhere on HN, after being on the front page a couple minutes ago. Wonder why.

[1]https://twitter.com/BretWeinstein/status/1403561674792075264


Users flagged it. It's common for stories to make the front page and then get flagged.

https://news.ycombinator.com/newsfaq.html


Got it, the title didn't say [flagged] when I posted my comment.

Looks like it's still flagged. Does it not pass some criteria to be un-flagged?


We sometimes turn off flags, but only if the story is likely to support a substantive discussion on HN. I unfortunately can't imagine that happening here. I think it would be a bigass flamewar, for the same reason that it attracted a lot of flags in the first place.


I watched the video when it was released on Bret Weinstein’s podcast. I think it could be an interesting discussion if people actually watched the video, but this seems like a touchy subject to people who didn’t for some reason.


I don't think it's so much about whether people watch the video or not—that's too optimistic. People will respond based on pre-existing affiliations.

A drawback of being a large, open, flat community is that discussions break down when there's, say, an 80/20 split or worse in the community. When it's 90/10 or 99/1, nothing is really possible. You'd need a smaller, more cohesive forum for that.


Thanks for taking the time to reply. I don't envy your job, and you've always appeared to be quite good at it.


It's all an illusion but thank you :)


I opened the link and I saw the organisation hosting it is the same one associated with the interviewed person, which is the owner of the URL as well.

That sounds too… Suspicious. Thus, I decided to search the internet for the interviewed person, and first link is the "colourful" Wikipedia entry [1].

Judge it for yourself, but I am disappointed to see this kind of links in here. Luckily, it is already flagged.

[1]: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierre_Kory


The organization that he is part of isn’t hosting the video but embedding the video which was on Bret Weinstein’s podcast.

What is colourful about the Wikipedia entry exactly? He appears to be a credible physician who has a different opinion on what early data is showing on treatments that hasn’t gotten a lot of attention. The interview is interesting and addresses these controversies. This looks like part of the scientific process to me and it would be good to allow people to make counter arguments rather than dismissing anyone with a different opinion.


The only thing "colorful" about his entry is that he dissents from the Government and Media's stance on Covid treatment, which is not an issue in itself, but can only be determined as such if you evaluate the evidence. The flagged video is him providing some of that evidence. It seems like you're jumping the gun here if you condemn him without evaluating his evidence.


I'd never heard of Ivermectin, so I Googled it, and the top result that came up was an official page at America's FDA headlined "Why You Should Not Use Ivermectin to Treat or Prevent COVID-19"

https://www.fda.gov/consumers/consumer-updates/why-you-shoul...


Many countries are using Ivermectin to seemingly very encouraging effect [1]

[1] https://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2021/05/india-just-became-la...


Your headline is from May 4th: "India Just Became Latest Country to Approve Use of Ivermectin to Treat Covid-19."

Here's a more recent headline from June 8th: "Drugs including ivermectin removed from [India's] approved covid treatment list"

https://www.livemint.com/news/india/govt-removes-ivermectin-...


The only evidence they present why you should not use it:

> FDA has not approved ivermectin for use in treating or preventing COVID-19 in humans.


There is a lot of concern that if the FDA had authorized the research and usage of either HCQ or Ivermectin and they'd proven to treat COVID that their bylaws for have forbid them from issuing an EUA for the "vaccines". This raises lots of conspiracy hairs on me; It points to a conflict of interest at the FDA to discredit effective and cheap therapies for COVID to pave the way for a massively profitable "vaccine" therapy.




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