Late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel shared some harsh views on his show Tuesday night, joking that hospitals should refuse to treat unvaccinated people who fall ill with COVID-19.
Kimmel, who was returning from a long summer hiatus, began his opening monologue by talking about how he was disappointed to see that his audience still had to wear masks due to the recent rise in coronavirus cases. He then turned to how doctors should respond to people who have not yet been vaccinated.
“Dr. Fauci said if hospitals get any more overcrowded they’re going to have to make some very tough choices about who gets an ICU bed,” Kimmel said, “That choice doesn’t seem so tough to me. ‘Vaccinated person having a heart attack? Yes, come right in, we’ll take care of you. Unvaccinated guy who gobbled horse goo? Rest in peace, wheezy.’”
By “horse goo” the 53-year-old was apparently referring to the drug ivermectin. While it is used to treat and prevent parasites