Dr. Sanjay Gupta on Joe Rogan Show: CNN Shouldn’t Have Lied & Called Ivermectin Horse-Deworm Medication

Dr. Sanjay Gupta on Joe Rogan Show: CNN Shouldn’t Have Lied & Called Ivermectin Horse-Deworm Medication

CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta found himself in the hot seat on the Joe Rogan show. Ostensibly there to promote a book Fox News played back the interaction where Dr. Gupta clearly articulated that CNN crossed a line lying about ivermectin. Rogan grilled Gupta on whether it was the right thing to do to outright lie about ivermectin—a drug that has helped hundreds of millions of people. He reminded Gupta the drug’s inventors won the Nobel Prize and that it is used in Japan. Gupta became incredibly uncomfortable, fumbled along, tried to change the focus, and even nervously brought up that the FDA in a snarky kind of way tweeted that the drug was for horses, clearly realizing he was in a sort of Rogan trap. Ultimately CNN's top doctor came to his senses and acknowledged that it's a great drug, that his employer was mistaken, and that even the FDA's move seemed like a cheap potshot. 

Rogan pressed on that it becomes incredibly dangerous when major news platforms such as CNN outright lie based on some agenda. Dr. Gupta, ultimately a man with ethics and integrity, came out and declared what CNN did was wrong.  

Gupta recognized that hundreds of millions o...

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