Ohio representative: Unvaccinated patients are attacking hospital workers for not giving ‘right’ treatment
CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A representative from Northeast Ohio said reaching capacity with an influx of COVID-19 patients is just one of many issues the state’s hospitals are encountering.
Democratic State Rep. Casey Weinstein said he was told by a hospital CEO that health care workers are being attacked by unvaccinated individuals on a daily basis for refusing to administer the “right” treatment.
Clashes between hospital staff and COVID-19 patients over the use of certain treatments are not new.
In August, a woman filed an emergency order with Butler County courts that forced an Ohio hospital to treat a COVID-19 patient with ivermectin.
The Food and Drug Administration said certain formulations of ivermectin “are approved in the U.S. to treat or prevent parasites in animals.”
Ivermectin is not approved by the Food and Drug Administration for use against the coronavirus in humans.
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