Podcast: Environmentalism Gone Wild; Looking Back At The Ivermectin Debate

By Cameron English and Josh Bloom — Aug 09, 2022
Everybody wants to protect our planet, but environmentalism long ago morphed into a radical progressive movement. Where did it go wrong? As the COVID pandemic gradually recedes, what do we know about ivermectin?
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Join ACSH directors of bio-sciences and chemistry Cameron English and Dr. Josh Bloom as they break down these stories on episode 15 of the Science Dispatch podcast:

Another earth day has come and gone with activist groups making fresh predictions of an impending eco-disaster. A brief survey of the evidence shows that the situation isn't nearly as dire as they claim.

The controversy surrounding ivermectin as a therapy for COVID has been longstanding and fierce. A recent paper in NEJM may or may not settle the ongoing debate. But the paper is full of data. Here is a condensed look at the key numbers.

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