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A video on Ivermectin by Dr John Campbell

A friend directed me to this video. Dr John Campbell has been making YouTube videos on medical subjects since 2008. His stance on the various controversies related to the treatment and prevention of Covid-19 might be called “middle of the road”. He certainly has his critics, both mainstream and not, but his moderation and preference for screenshots of peer-reviewed papers over rhetoric has gained him many followers. This twenty-minute video has had nearly 900,000 views in the two days since it was published: “Ivermectin, more evidence”.

21 comments to A video on Ivermectin by Dr John Campbell

  • Exasperated

    The following is from the FLCCC (Front Line Covid Critical Care Alliance). It claims that the conclusion of Dr. Andrew Hill’s original Ivermectin study and report was altered and that Andrew Owen, Professor of Pharmacology & Therapeutics and co-Director of the Centre of Excellence in Long-acting Therapeutics (CELT) at the University of Liverpool, had access to that paper. Don’t know if this is nefarious or not, decide for yourself. Is this the start of CYA?


  • Paul Marks

    As I have just said on another thread. There are several different Early Treatment options for Covid 19 – see such websites as “America’s Frontline Doctors” and such books as “Overcoming the Covid Darkness” by Dr Brian Tyson and Dr George Fareed.

    Dr Campbell is less “radical” – he has desperately tried to stay within the “mainstream” because he wants an impact on public policy (the people I have mentioned above have no such aim – because they believe, rightly or wrongly, that public policy is deliberately bad – that the actual intention of the authorities is to do harm). However, Dr Campbell (in spite of his ultra moderate stance) has been the target of demented “fact checkers” and the other scum of Corporate “Cancel Culture”.

    However, whether the authorities in various countries have been deliberately doing harm since early 2020 or are “just” incredibly incompetent, the fact remains that most people who have died of Covid 19 could have been saved by Early Treatment.

    My own view? My belief is that such people as Peter Daszik and Tony Fauci have lied (deliberately set out to deceive) since the start of the crises. But proving that in a court of law is difficult.

  • In a world where humans have been prescribed billions of doses of a Nobel-prize-winning drug over decades, the narrative dubbed it ‘horse-medicine’. I find the information about the changes to the Ivermectin paper (in Exasperated’s link above) appalling but unsurprising.

    In his “military-industrial complex” speech, Eisenhower also warned the US:

    “Partly because of the huge costs involved, a government contract becomes virtually a substitute for intellectual curiosity. … The prospect of domination of the nation’s scholars by Federal employment, project allocations, and the power of money is ever present … public policy could itself become the captive of a scientific-technological elite.”

    In the UK, Churchill, said:

    “Nothing would be more fatal than for the Government of States to get into the hands of experts. Expert knowledge is limited knowledge, and the unlimited ignorance of the plain man who knows where it hurts is a safer guide than any rigorous direction of a specialized character.”

  • proving that in a court of law is difficult. (Paul Marks, March 9, 2022 at 2:20)

    Given the FOIA-obtained emails we now have, proving that a group of conflict-of-interest ‘experts’ decided in early 2020 to misrepresent their own views (never mind the truth) about the lab leak theory would, I think, be easy in a court of law – if you could get it there.

    Getting it anywhere near a court of law, by contrast, is not. (I appreciate that may have been what you meant, Paul.)

    Like the US teachers unions, these people like receiving government money but greatly dislike being held to any standards by those who ultimately provide it.

    At the moment, the task of getting the proof known in the face of the narrative’s desire it should not be is still hard work – though I see some signs of movement in the UK.

  • John

    In view of the relentless use of the “horse medicine” charge to denigrate President Trump in the months leading up to the 2020 election the chances of the US media correcting their narrative and of the highly politicised judiciary accepting any case are remote.

  • llamas

    If this one raised your eyebrows, Dr Campbell’s latest podcast, addressing adverse vaccine reactions resulting from the Pfizer vaccine, will really make you think. Dr Campbell is running a serious risk of being tossed off YouTube if he continues adressing these topics in a way that counters the approved narrative.



  • Paul Marks

    Good point Niall.

    Perhaps we will get a successful prosecution of these government and corporate people yet – the difficulty being the ideological corruption of the American “Justice” system, which is PARTISAN.

  • Exasperated

    Did the public health authorities around the world just default to the USA’s alphabet agencies? Were there any challenges or questions? Was any government doing its own independent research? At the end of the day, do you think the UK was better off with the Astrazeneca product or was it a wash? Was the UK public health establishment as sneaky and malignant toward even mundane objections, as the authorities in Canada and the US? Did the UK do as much harm to young children with masking?
    Masking and young children is my hobby horse. In the last couple of weeks, I’ve come across a couple of articles dismissing, denying, and getting out a head of any claims that our professional class did untold harm to the general health, social/emotional development, and the neuro-cognitive development of children.

  • Paul Marks

    Exasperated – most nations just followed the World Health Organisation and the American authorities. And people such as Tony Fauci and Peter Daszak (the very people who funded the creation of the virus in the first place) were treated as noble men whose advice should be followed – not the corrupt scumbags that they actually are.

    Some (SOME – certainly not all) countries in Africa and Latin America were too “primitive” to go along with the “there is no Early Treatment – just go home and die” mantra, which is why (for example) the Dominican Republic has a rather low death rate. So have SOME States in India – and it was depressing that even NDTV (English language Indian news) totally ignored Early Treatment – and just followed the American media line. There is a sort of “cultural cringe” around the world – the American media say that 1+1=87 so they all say that 1+1=87.

    I am about the least P.C. person you could imagine – but sometimes I wish black and brown people would say to the Western media “just BUGGER OFF – we will think for ourselves”. Just because someone is white and went to a fancy university does not mean they are knowledgeable – they may well be a utterly ignorant, but with that horrible Ivy League arrogance that makes them think they know everything (when they really know nothing).

    The United Kingdom – the Astrazeneca injections may well have saved many lives (among the old and fat – such as ME), but you are quite correct Exasperated – giving the injections to healthy children is insanity. And so is the masking.

  • Paul Marks

    Exasperated – it even hit conservative governments in Europe, and I am not talking about the United Kingdom.

    Both Poland and Hungary have conservative governments (real ones) – but what did they do?

    They went to their “public health professionals” who “advised” lockdowns and TINET (there-is-no-early-treatment) – because their “public health professionals” were slavishly following the international line.

    It really is time we got away from the Collectivist “Public Health” mindset, and went back to the relationship of trust between an individual healer and their patient.

  • Exasperated

    Funny you mention Hungary, I was just looking at some shocking “Who Killed Granny?” stats. Hungary must have done something right, since long term care patients only account for 7% of Hungarian covid deaths. At the end of May 2020, Canada was reporting that 81 percent of the country’s Covid-19 deaths took place in LTCFs. This compared to an average of 38 percent in the other 37 OECD countries. I guess when the Canadian army personnel finally went into these facilities, it was found that many died of neglect, malnutrition, and dehydration. What variables could be at play here. Did the Canadian media beat the drums of fear, make that terror?

  • Roué le Jour

    Paul @11:18
    I’m ambivalent about the WHO. In the beginning in the UK the story was following WHO advice, but as soon as the WHO said a few months later that lockdowns didn’t work the WHO were never mentioned again.

    Is difficult to avoid the conclusion that the government wanted to lockdown and if the WHO agreed, fine. If they didn’t then we’ve never heard of them.

  • Paul Marks

    Exasperated – sadly Hungary has the 4th worst Covid death rate in the world (Peru is the worst), the 3rd worst in Europe (only Bulgaria and Bosnia-Herzegovina have a worse Covid death rate in Europe). This (and “you are a friend of Putin” – which is a SMEAR) will be used against the Prime Minister of Hungary in the elections next month.

    Partly this is because Hungary has an relatively old population – and many of these people are (like ME) fat and with compromised lungs. But the Prime Minister will have the blame shoved at him – even though he was taking the advice of the (slavish) “public health professionals” – and, as you say Exasperated, he does have a better record on CARE HOMES than many other places.

  • Paul Marks

    Rour le Jour – there are two parts of the World Health Organisation.

    There is the Marxist Doctor of Philosophy head (put in that position because he is a stooge of the People’s Republic of China) and despicable people such as Peter Daszak – of the “Eco Health Alliance” (just the name should tell you that they are an Agenda 2030 supporting outfit).

    But there are also medical doctors involved in the World Health Organisation – who understand that a virus drifts with the air and that “lockdowns” are useless, and that the virus goes right through a cloth mask like a fly through a chain link fence.

    Clearly the former were saying what the international establishment wanted to hear – not the latter.

    You also mention “the government” – you are correct, but ONLY if you understand that “the government” is not national, it is international. Prime Minister Johnson did NOT come up with these policies – indeed, for a brief period, he even resisted them. Some senior British officials were even speaking AGAINST lockdowns as late as the start of March 2020 – they were pushed into accepting the international line.

    The “rules based international order” is “the government” in relation to these matters. After all Agenda 21 was agreed 30 years ago – and we are moving on to Agenda 2030 now.

  • Monoi

    France banned the use of hcq because of the lancet fake study back in May 20. The study was retracted after a few weeks but the ban was not…

    Pr Raoult, who runs the only infectious diseases hospital in France in Marseille and is a world expert, has been vilified ever since he’s been treating patients with hcq and azythromycin from the start of the pandemic in Mar/Apr 20. Still, his hospital has treated over 35k people now with a mortality rate of 0.006 per 1000 (IIRC). They’ve also performed 100s of 1000s of tests.

    He does not understand how a drug, that was available OTC and has been used billions of times over the last 60 or 70 years could have been banned. He also has worked in Africa for many years, and the medical professionals over there are not extremely impressed by the performance of western medicine.

    The truth takes a lot longer to come out than news headlines but I hope it eventually does and the politicians responsible are tried and put away for crimes against humanity.

  • Echo

    He is a nurse, not a doctor. His Phd is in nursing education, not clinical. He lists no clinical or research appointments in his bio. Just another you tube influencer.

  • He is a nurse, not a doctor. His Phd is in nursing education, not clinical. He lists no clinical or research appointments in his bio.

    So what? He could be a high IQ hairdresser for all I care. Point out where he is incorrect, his background does not matter a damn.

  • Echo

    It matters, Mr. de Havilland, because we are talking about a matter requiring highly technical expertise. Pretty words I get from my hairdresser.

    It is up to you to prove where he is correct. That is the basis of medical science and practice. Often it is proven incorrect.

  • He [Dr Campbell] lists no clinical or research appointments in his bio. … It is up to you [Perry de Havilland} to prove where he is correct. (Echo, March 14, 2022 at 3:45 am)

    Dr Campbell does what Echo claims to want – that is, he quotes people who do the research, studying the papers and assessing the treatment implications, something he, as a clinician, is accustomed to do. FWIW, over the course of his many episodes, Dr Campbell has quoted a great many researchers whose combined total of medical research degrees is – uh – large. When he was ‘fact-checked’ by facebook over ivermectin, his critique of them included some comments – slightly pointed ones by Dr Campbell’s amiable standards, I thought – about the absence of pertinent degrees held by the Facebook fact-checkers. They were more lacking than Dr Campbell by any sane assessment.

    I agree with Perry that a high-IQ hairdresser can quote Dr Campbell to effect. Indeed I agree with Dominic Cummings that a brickie in Darlington, whether blessed with unusually high IQ for that profession or not, can show more sense than a SW1 pontificator. But I also note that Dr Campbell’s qualifications and experience are relevant FWIW. Considering whether, when and how the results of clinical research could or should be applied to clinical practice is well within Dr Campbell’s job-description.

  • DP

    Dear Miss Solent and Everyone in the World

    For this link:


    I get the message: This video has been removed by the uploader

    Another of Dr Campbell’s videos did not appear on my ‘latest’ search –


    This is on the Pfizer injection.

    In it, Dr Campbell states: “I think you can tell I am not a happy man” 11′ 46″

    Apparently Dr Campbell was initially pro-injection. He appears to have changed his mind.

    Quite an interesting graph:



    My laptop is in computer hospital. ONS Week 9 data for England and Wales is published tomorrow.

    I hope to do an update soon.


  • Twitter will silence you if you attempt to link any positive information about ivermectin, even a peer-reviewed medical-journal-published study. Click the link to see Twitter smugly protecting us from information that “goes directly against authoritative sources” (h/t instapundit).