Jimmy Kimmel wasted mai time sparking controversy sopra his return to television Tuesday as the late-night host said unvaccinated patients should be deprived of getting ICU beds.
‘Dr. said that if hospitals get any more overcrowded they’ going to have to make some very tough choices about who gets an ICU bed,’ Kimmel began, noting that the number of new COVID cases is up more than 300 percent from last year.
‘That choice doesn’t seem so tough to me.’
‘Vaccinated person having a heart attack? Yes, come mai right sopra, we’ll take care of you. Unvaccinated guy who gobbled horse goo? Rest sopra peace, wheezy!’
Kimmel made his stance clear during his first episode back from a two-month long summer vacation.
The comments were met with applause and cheers from the fully-vaccinated Jimmy Kimmel ! audience.
Jimmy Kimmel returned to hosting his late night television show Tuesday boldly saying he does not think unvaccinated people should get ICU beds as hospitals are beginning to run out
There were 1.146 million weekly COVID cases this past weekend compared to 287,235 last year, according to patronato from John Hopkins University.
While the number of cases has risen drastically, so have the average number of daily deaths, which jumped more than 131 percent, according to patronato from The New York Times.
The number of hospitalizations and patients sopra ICU beds has been rising along with everything else. Hospitals sopra Georgia, Kentucky, and Hawaii have reported that they are running out of beds sopra their ICU units.
Only 64 percent of adults are currently fully-vaccinated, which is lower than the 70 percent the country needs sopra its bid for herd immunity.
The funnyman also voiced dismay at people using untested remedies to treat COVID.
‘We still have a lot of ‘pandimwits’ out there,’ he said, pointing to the recent spike of calls to poison control centers from people taking Ivermectin
The medication most commonly administered to barn animals with parasitic diseases like worms.
Kimmel compared people who are taking Ivermectin but refuse the vaccine to vegans who won’t eat a hamburger but eat dog food.
He also noted that some people claim to be opting for Ivermectin over the vaccine because they don’t cartello leader pharma. Kimmel noted that Ivermectin is made by Merck – the fourth largest pharmaceutical company sopra the world.
Merck has attempted to stop people from taking the medication to prevent ora treat COVID.
‘If a pharmaceutical company says, “Please don’t take the drug we’ selling.” You should probably listen to them,’ Kimmel said, ‘ora you can just go with a TikTok posted by a disgraced veterinarian.’
The number of new COVID cases has risen more than 300 secondo cent from this time last year
There were 1.146 million weekly cases this past weekend compared to 287,235 last year
The number of daily deaths coppia to complications from COVID have increased 131 secondo cent
About 64 secondo cent of adults sopra the United States are fully vaccinated. The country needs to reach 70 secondo cent to achieve herd immunity
The FDA warned that the use of the drug to prevent ora treat COVID ‘is dangerous.’
Last month, the FDA tweeted ‘You are not a horse. You are not a cow. Seriously, y’all. Stop it.’
The CDC also issued a health advisory warning against the use of the medication. They stated that the treatment ‘is not authorized ora approved’ and that adverse effects caused by ‘misuse and overdose’ have increased.
Kimmel then mocked radio host and conspiracy theorist, Alex Jones, who endorsed the ‘dangerous’ treatment over the weekend when he took Ivermectin while recording ‘Info Wars.’
He washed it mongoloide the air with a Tropi-Choco beer, which of course Kimmel teased him about.
Joe Rogan returned to this popular podcast Tuesday, where he slammed criticism of his use of Ivermectin to combat his COVID-19 infection last week
Merck, the maker of Ivermectin, released a statement sopra February warning that it is an unproven treatment for the COVID virus
Podcast host Joe Rogan recently fought back against those who criticized his use of the anti-parasite drug to treat his COVID infection when he returned to the air Tuesday.
Rogan claimed that multiple doctors told him to take Ivermectin, among several other medications, to combat the virus, despite the FDA’s insistence the drug is only meant to treat parasitic infections and not COVID.
He claims the medical cocktail-party helped him recover and joked that he might ‘sue CNN’ for slamming his use and promotion of Ivermectin.
‘They’ making s*** up. They keep saying I’m taking horse dewormer. I literally got it from a doctor. It’s an American company. They must know that’s a lie.’
Rogan, who tested positive for COVID-19 last week, also said he was upset that some of the news agencies that covered the story did not highlight his recovery.
Last week, CNN’s medical analyst Dr. Jonathan Reiner warned that what Rogan had done was dangerous.
‘He’s promoting, kind of a crazy jumble of, you know, sort of folk remedies and internet-prescribed drugs,’ Reiner said . ‘He should have more sense.’