COVID Patient Dies at Chicago-Area Hospital After Request for Ivermectin Treatment is Refused

COVID Patient Dies at Chicago-Area Hospital After Request for Ivermectin Treatment is Refused

Veronica Wolski, hospitalized with COVID-19 at Resurrection Medical Center in Norwood Park, died after her requests to be treated with ivermectin were refused. This antiparasitic drug has been at the center of a debate across the nation and globe, with one side arguing its positive data points from over 60 clinical trials and the other retorting it only has veterinary purposes. And this is not the first time a patient has suffered fatal consequences after being refused ivermectin treatment, which TrialSite has covered. We wonder, could the drug have saved her life?

Wolski, 64, was known for documenting demonstrations she held on a bridge over the Kennedy Expressway on YouTube, died early Monday morning, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office. Her cause of death was pending an autopsy. She often shared beliefs against the coronavirus vaccine and mask-wearing. "I have never once worn a mask. I have called the police on people that tried to make me wear masks," she said in one of her videos.

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Wolski's hospitalization had made headlines this month after her husband and supporters on various social media platforms said she had requested to be tr...

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