Right-Wing “Health Care” Network making million$ from useless meds

A NETWORK OF health care providers pocketed millions of dollars selling hydroxychloroquine, ivermectin, and online consultations, according to hacked data provided to The Intercept. The data show that vast sums of money are being extracted from people concerned about or suffering from Covid-19 but resistant to vaccinations or other recommendations of public health authorities.

America’s Frontline Doctors, a right-wing group founded last year to promote pro-Trump doctors during the coronavirus pandemic, is working in tandem with a small network of health care companies to sow distrust in the Covid-19 vaccine, dupe tens of thousands of people into seeking ineffective treatments for the disease, and then sell consultations and millions of dollars’ worth of those medications. The data indicate patients spent at least $15 million — and potentially much more — on consultations and medications combined.

The article would be hilarious except for the potential danger offered to gullible consumers who let their politics supersede science and science-based health care.

Read our recent post about definitive tests on ivermectin published in the New England Journal of Medicine. There are beaucoup legitimate sources for medical information outside the pantries of right-wing nutballs.

Ukrainian flag returns to Chernobyl

The Ukrainian flag has been raised over the Chernobyl nuclear plant after Russian forces completely withdrew, Ukraine’s state nuclear agency said on Saturday.

“Today, April 2, at 11:00, Ukrainian flag was raised over the Chernobyl NPP and the anthem was sung,” Energoatom said in a Telegram statement.

This comes after the agency announced on Thursday that Russian forces were beginning to withdraw from the plant after suffering “significant doses of radiation.”

Grunts always get to be guinea pigs for official politics.