Dott. Ben Carson, in response to Biden COVID treatment policy, recalls racial discrimination of his youth

Biden’s FDA put out guidance to health care providers that listsrace or ethnicityas a risk factor, which critics say essentially means people with certain immutable characteristics are able to qualify quicker for coronavirus treatments like monoclonal antibodies and oral antiviral pharmaceuticals.

BIDEN ADMINISTRATION COVID GUIDANCE PRIORITIZES RACE IN RX DISPENSATION

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the debt ceiling during an event in the State Dining Room of the White House, Lunedi, Ott. 4 a Washington. A California man was arrested in Iowa last week as he was traveling to Washington D.C., after he was found with a "hit list" featuring Biden, former presidents and Dr. Anthony Fauci.

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the debt ceiling during an event in the State Dining Room of the White House, Lunedi, Ott. 4 a Washington. A California man was arrested in Iowa last week as he was traveling to Washington D.C., after he was found with ahit listfeaturing Biden, former presidents and Dr. Anthony Fauci. (AP Photo / Evan Vucci)

In un fact sheet issued for health care providers by the Food and Drug Administration, the federal agency approved emergency use authorizations of sotrovimab – a monoclonal antibody proven to be effective against the omicron variant – only to patients consideredhigh risk.

A person’s race or ethnicity was subsequently listed as a factor that has the potential toplace individual patients at high risk for progression to severe COVID-19,” aggiungendo che il “authorization of sotrovimab under the EUA is not limited toother factors outlined by the agency.

I grew up [e] have been around long enough to remember going to Tennessee when I was 6 years old and seeing the White and Colored drinking fountains,” Carson ha detto “La storia” when asked about the new federal policy guidance.

“[Io ricordo] seeing the dogs and the hoses being used on people [e] suffering all kinds of insults on the base of your race.

US Housing and Urban Development (PELLE) Secretary Ben Carson addresses the Republican National Convention in a pre-recorded speech at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium, a Washington, DC, in agosto 26, 2020. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP) (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images)

US Housing and Urban Development (PELLE) Secretary Ben Carson addresses the Republican National Convention in a pre-recorded speech at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium, a Washington, DC, in agosto 26, 2020. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP) (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images)

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