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Ben Garrison, pro-Trump and anti-vaxx cartoonist, says he has COVID-19

Pro-Trump cartoonist Ben Garrison says he has COVID-19 and is treating it with ivermectin and beet juice

9/28/2021 1:40:00 PM

Pro-Trump cartoonist Ben Garrison says he has COVID-19 and is treating it with ivermectin and beet juice

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currently available data indicate it's not effective for the virus. Nonetheless, it is increasingly being touted by anti-vaxxers as an alternative to the COVID-19 vaccines, a position Garrison seems to endorse.He told Gizmodo he and his wife will"never" get vaccinated or go to the hospital for COVID-19 treatment, while repeating a number of false claims about both things.  

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Garrison's cartoons usually lampoon Democratic and left-wing figures, but have also had a lot to say about the virus — including endorsing unproven treatments like ivermectin. One cartoon, tweeted from an account called @CartoonsBen and purporting to be controlled by Garrison and his wife, illustrates the sentiment. Garrison did not immediately respond to Insider's request for comment and clarification over the ownership of the account. 

—Ben Garrison Cartoons GrrrGraphics.com (@CartoonsBen)September 6, 2021In the cartoon, a horse labeled"ivermectin" is seen kicking a figure labeled"Dr Fauci," who is holding a drooping syringe labeled"medical industrial complex."  headtopics.com

"Get some horse sense!" the horse is saying — a reference to the fact that ivermectin is most commonly used as a veterinarian treatment. In a lengthy blog post accompanying the cartoon on Garrison's website, he said:"My vet confirmed that anything your horse can take is safe for humans." This,

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Yeah shame on him for treating himself. He should be on a ventilator instead 😂 Probably also Regeneron, which he'll neglect to tell people. A kingdom! A kingdom! A horse for my kingdom! Love this level of conviction: 'Neither are proven COVID-19 treatments. Garrison said he will 'never' go to hospital to treat it.' No need to clog up hospitals if you don't believe in the 'medical industrial complex.'

coupled with his Immune system as well as some antibiotics and some flu meds they took . I'm sure you fee relived because the parasites have been removed from your body

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