In this episode, Niki, Neil, and Natalia discuss the popularity of the drug Ivermectin as a treatment for the coronavirus – despite lack of evidence of its effectiveness.
Here are some links and references mentioned during this week’s show:
- Ivermectin, a drug commonly used to treat parasitic infections in livestock, is flying off the shelves as a remedy for the coronavirus. Natalia referred to this Washington Post article about medical abuses, and Niki referenced the history of “patent medicines.”
In our regular closing feature, What’s Making History:
- Natalia recommended the Amazon documentary series LulaRich.
- Neil discussed the news that Dan Quayle told Mike Pence he had no authority to overturn the 2020 election results.
- Niki commented on the tenth anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement.