Ivermectin Shows Us the Consequences of Politicized Science
A contingent of Americans has embraced the anti-parasite drug ivermectin as a miracle cure for COVID-19 despite warnings from the American scientific community that little to no evidence exists of its efficacy.
At the same time, many Americans have rejected the COVID-19 vaccines in spite of enormous evidence supporting their efficacy.
The persistent trust in ivermectin and hesitancy to take a widely-proven vaccine is a logical consequence of rejecting American institutions, and a consequence exacerbated by those who have politicized science.
How did ivermectin become the new hydroxychloroquine?
Last November, Egyptian scientists published a...