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Arkansas doctor sued for allegedly giving inmates ivermectin without their consent recognized by local leaders for "job well done"

The doctor has also been sued dozens of times for allegedly providing inadequate medical care to detainees, including for mistreating broken bones.

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The doctor has also been sued dozens of times for allegedly providing inadequate medical care to detainees, including for mistreating broken bones.

Highlights

  • Dr.
  • Robert Karas has been accused of treating COVID-positive detainees with anti-parasitic drug ivermectin.
  • The ACLU has sued Karas on behalf of four inmates for the alleged treatment.
  • Local officials agreed to commend Karas for a “job well done” in his handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
  • The local doctor has not shied away from touting the use of the drug to treat COVID, despite the CDC and other agencies advising against doing so.
  • Many in support of Karas’ treatment pointed out that “nobody died” as a result of taking the medication, but at least some inmates claim they have experienced ailing side effects.