Seth Meyers Imagines What’s Next For ‘Dumber And Dumber’ Fox News Pseudoscience

Seth Meyers is afraid to think about what’s subsequent on right-wing media’s pseudoscience agenda after its newest push of an unproven COVID-19 therapy.

Public well being officers this week warned people to not take an anti-parasitic drug usually used for livestock after a spike in calls to poison management facilities about ivermectin poisoning.

The drug has been mentioned and promoted as a attainable COVID-19 therapy by conservatives, together with Fox News hosts Laura Ingraham and Tucker Carlson, each of whom have promoted different doubtful therapies akin to hydroxychloroquine and who routinely forged doubt on vaccines which have been confirmed protected and efficient.

There are human makes use of for ivermectin, nonetheless, it isn’t authorised to deal with or forestall COVID-19. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it is approved to deal with parasite infections in each people and animals.

“I mean, how does this shit keep getting dumber and dumber,” Meyers stated on “Late Night” Thursday. “First it was hydroxychloroquine, then it was bleach, powerful lights. Now it’s horse dewormer?”

“I’m honestly terrified to imagine what’s next,” he added. “One day we’re gonna wake up and [Fox News host] Brian Kilmeade is going to be telling people you can cure COVID By eating kibble and sleeping in a bed of kitty litter.”