MIT Educated Doctor to Undergo Psychiatric Evaluation, Have License Suspended for Prescribing Unapproved COVID Protocols

A doctor in Maine is being forced to undergo a psychiatric evaluation and the suspension of her license after she prescribed Ivermectin and Hydroxychloroquine as a COVID-19 treatment protocol.

QUICK FACTS:
  • Dr. Meryl Ness of Maine is being forced to undergo a psychiatric evaluation after she prescribed Ivermectin and Hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19.
  • Ness, 70, is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and has practiced medicine for four decades, according to The Daily Mail.
  • The doctor is accused of lying to a pharmacist to obtain the medication for her patients, including one patient who was expecting.
  • The MIT-educated internist is believed to be affiliated with what the Daily Mail called an “anti-vaxx group” that reportedly called the CDC a “criminal agency.”
DETAILS ON THE DOCTOR’S INFRACTIONS:
  • The Maine medical board received two complaints against Nass that she was spreading “misinformation” about the COVID-19 virus online.
  • Additionally, two of Nass’s patients were treated with Ivermectin and Hydroxychloroquine, a protocol that has not been endorsed by the Food and Drug Administration but has been used nationwide.
  • Additionally, Ness self-reported to the board that she lied to a pharmacist saying her patient has Lyme disease to obtain Hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID saying “this was the only way to get a potentially life-saving drug for my patient.”
BACKGROUND:
  • Protocols using Hydroxychloroquine and Ivermectin have been studied and tested from almost the start of the pandemic, with the US National Library of Medicine publishing a study in June of 2020 investigating the “synergistic combination for COVID-19.” 
  • Former President Donald Trump was one of the most vocal supporters of the treatment plan and supported its use through the end of his presidency.
  • Noted doctor and former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Dr. Ben Carson touted the therapy’s effectiveness in a recent interview on Fox News.