Coronavirus: Thread

grarpamp grarpamp at
Sat Nov 13 20:43:30 PST 2021

Texas HHS DENIES Monoclonal Antibody Treatments For Whites – “If I
Were Black or Hispanic Then I Would Qualify?” – Nurse: “Yep, That’s

Earlier this year, the Texas Health and Human Services department
(HHS) made monoclonal antibody treatments available to COVID patients
following its Emergency Use Authorization by the Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) in February.

The state has issued tens of thousands of monoclonal antibody
treatments over the past several months, but recently, thanks to a
supply shortage spurred by the Biden administration, the agency has
begun segregating who can recieve the treatment based solely on the
color of their skin.

Now, the state is only providing the treatments to “high risk
ethnicity groups,” while actively refusing to provide the same care to
whites who have been diagnosed with Covid.

According to Texas HHS, if you are white, you must be over 65 and/or
have additional “high risk” factors to recieve the same treatment as
other American citizens.

In one shocking example of this state sponsored racism that was caught
on video, Infowars host Harrison Smith visited a Texas HHS clinic on
Saturday where he was denied monoclonal antibody treatment simply
because he is white.

Smith, who hosts the American Journal on the InfoWars network, tweeted
that he was denied the effective treatment for Covid because of his
race, and that he was told that if he had been black or hispanic –
then he would have been eligible.

He added that experiencing the modern-day segregation as “f*cking insane.”


    Denied medical service because of my race.
    — Harrison Hill Smith (@Harrison_of_TX) November 13, 2021

Smith even posted the Texas HHS “state infusion hotline” phone number
so people could ask the agency about their racist policy themselves.

    "State Infusion Hotline"
    Ask them yourself.
    — Harrison Hill Smith (@Harrison_of_TX) November 13, 2021

Dave Riely – a former republican candidate – took him up on the
request and posted a video of his call with the agency. Sure enough,
the HHS employee who answered the phone confirmed the policy.

    Reily: “So if you are a healthy, in-shape, Caucasian, and you show
up, you are not gonna get an infusion?”
    HHS employee: “Based on the criteria that we go by right now, that
is correct,” they confirmed.

    "Blacks and Hispanics are high risk ethnicities."
    "So if a young, fit white guy shows up he'll be denied service?"
    "That is correct."
    — Harrison Hill Smith (@Harrison_of_TX) November 13, 2021

This type of segregation, especially when it comes to medical
treatments, is OUTRAGEOUS, and something that would normally be seen
in a place like Communist China, where they are currently denying
Uyghurs healthcare along similar racist lines – its absolutely
sickening that this is taking place in the US.

The infusion centers where the monoclonal antibody treatments are
taking place are directly funded by the government of Texas, which
means that Governor Greg Abbott’s administration should – at the very
least – be aware of the inexcusable policy.

Denying any American potentially life-saving treatment is never okay –
Governor Abbott must immediately end this state sponsored racism.

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