NBC News Features Insight from Dr. Henry Miller on Coronavirus
Dr. Oz and other TV docs hit with new coronavirus symptom: tripping over their own tongues
By Corky Siemaszko
Three of America’s best known TV doctors are taking their medicine after making inflammatory statements about the coronavirus. . .
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Dr. Henry I. Miller, a former federal Food and Drug Administration researcher and a senior fellow at the Pacific Research Institute in San Francisco, said they are ubiquitous on television because the medium is looking for “pseudo-experts” who reflect the biases of the network or interviewer.
“Among the most egregious examples,” he said in an email, “are physicians who endorse products like hydroxychloroquine in the absence of evidence of safety and efficacy from reliable, randomized, controlled clinical trials.” . . .