Medical Board investigates doctor for ‘saving lives’ | Beaufort County Now | Doctor saves lives gets investigated

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

"The Arkansas Medical Board is investigating after a doctor said he prescribed an anti-parasitic drug “thousands” of times for treatment of Covid-19, including to inmates in an Arkansas jail.

Justice of the Peace Eva Madison raised the issue during a county budget hearing in Fayetteville saying a county employee had told her the jail’s medical provider was prescribing ivermectin to treat Covid.

The county employee — who doesn’t work for the sheriff’s department — was directed to the jail to receive a Covid-19 test, Madison told CNN. During the visit he was prescribed ivermectin, which the Arkansas Department of Health also advises not to use to treat or prevent Covid-19.

Dr. Robert Karas provides medical services to the Washington County jail. He has been the contracted provider since 2015, according to Madison.

Madison said Karas defended his use of the drug during a phone conservation and again in a subsequent television interview after the practice came to light. Karas told television station KFSM that he began last October with prescribing the drug and has subsequently given it to family members and “thousands” of others.

“Do you want us to try and fight like we’re at the beaches of Normandy? Or do you want me to tell what a lot of people do and say — oh, go home and ride it out and go to the ER when your lips turn blue,” Karas said.

Karas said that he started to use ivermectin in the jail population starting in November on “high-risk patients over 40.” The doctor defended his practice, saying no deaths have been reported due to Covid out of the 531 cases in the jail.

The Arkansas Medical Board has opened an investigation into the matter, Meg Mirivel, a spokesperson for the Arkansas Department of Health, told CNN. Due to the ongoing investigation the department was not able to comment further.

“No one — including incarcerated individuals — should be subject to medical experimentation,” Holly Dickson, executive director of the ACLU of Arkansas, said in a statement, adding that the sheriff “has a responsibility to provide food, shelter and safe, appropriate care to incarcerated people.”

SOURCE

Doctor saves lives gets investigated.......  No one should be subject to medical experiments as companies, govt. etc are mandating people take a experimental injection....... 

Message this sends, don't go against the agenda, we don't care how many people have been saved it make our injections and ventilators look bad.  

 


Go Back

HbAD0

Latest Op-Ed & Politics

In September, the chancellor of UNC-Wilmington, Jose Sartarelli, announced his plan to retire next year.
The Beaufort County Commissioners will get another bite at the patriotic apple, a fruit they far too often hold in great disdain, to pass this necessary resolution.
A controversial environmental program controlled by North Carolina’s attorney general and funded by hog farm proceeds returned today to the N.C. Supreme Court. The court must decide whether the AG can maintain control of the funding moving forward.
Johns Hopkins’ Dr. Marty Makary is speaking out about blanket vaccine mandates that are “ruining lives” and bizarrely discount natural immunity, which he said studies have shown to be 27 times more effective than vaccinated immunity.
I have been following the Sheppard case and the Franks case the last couple of years with a somewhat dispassionate interest. The wheels of justice grind and they do grind slow.
On Tuesday, just before 1 p.m. a shooter allegedly injured multiple people at Oxford High School in a suburban area roughly 45 miles north of Detroit.
Montana State University (MSU) professors and other faculty members have taken it upon themselves to verbally accost students protesting MSU’s mask mandate. In emails obtained by The Daily Wire, at least five MSU professors and faculty used work emails to harass and swear at engineering students.
Today, Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy K. Cohen, M.D. provided an update on the state’s COVID-19 key metrics and trends.
A federal judge in Kentucky issued a preliminary injunction on Tuesday against Democrat President Joe Biden’s coronavirus vaccine mandate for federal contractors and subcontractors in three states.

HbAD1

A top N.C. Senate education leader is criticizing Attorney General Josh Stein for his handling of the state’s defense in the long-running Leandro school funding lawsuit.
John Lacava explains why he is running for School Board
Socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) refused to sign onto a statement condemning far-left activists who chased Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) into a bathroom where they proceeded to record and berate her.
The N.C. Supreme Court will decide in the months ahead whether a nurse can face greater legal liability for a patient’s injuries. The decision could reinforce or throw out a nearly 90-year-old court precedent.
Firefighters are still battling a wildfire that engulfed North Carolina’s Pilot Mountain over the weekend.
Excellent hit from press conference
We will offer this allotment of three with more to come; some old, most new, but all quite informative, and, moreover, necessary to understanding that in North Carolina, there is a wiser path to govern ourselves and our People.
Comedian and actor Damon Wayans last week praised Dave Chappelle for his Netflix special “The Closer,” saying the politically incorrect content “freed the slaves,” referring to fellow comedians feeling trapped to perform within the confines of the Left’s terms, lest they be canceled.

HbAD2

A judge appointed by former Democrat President Barack Obama issued an order on Wednesday blocking Texas’ pro-life law that protects unborn babies.
Supporters of Madison Cawthorn have conducted a poll in the newly-drawn 13th Congressional District, a district east of his current one that includes part of Mecklenburg County, with all of Gaston, Polk, Rutherford, McDowell and Burke.
Two more Democrats have announced their plans to retire and not seek re-election in the 2022 midterms, potentially shrinking House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) already slim majority.
Intercollegiate sports, particularly football and basketball, have ever so slowly, over the years, inserted themselves insidiously into the fabric of most universities with the support of alumni, the business community, and their college presidents.
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said during Wednesday’s press briefing that John Kerry didn’t actually mean what he said when he claimed during an interview this week that President Joe Biden “literally” did not know what was happening with the recent crisis involving France.
So far this year, Gov. Cooper has pledged over $930.7 million in tax incentives to just 22 corporations, including $845.8 million over four decades to Apple
Marty Kotis said he was simply trying to start a public discussion when he proposed a motion related to anti-discrimination policies.
On Wednesday, Dr. Elana Yaron Fishbein, the founder of the group No Left Turn in Education, blasted the Biden administration’s DOJ after the Biden Justice Department ordered the FBI to investigate alleged “threats” against school board members and teachers.
President Biden's numbers in the Tar Heel State are in the gutter. According to a recent High Point University poll, Biden's approval rating is at a lowly 35 percent.

HbAD3

 
Back to Top