British Medical Journal

 GP suspended for nine months after promoting vitamins and iodine for covid-19
 
A GP in private practice has been suspended from the UK medical register for nine months for promoting dubious treatments, including putting misleading claims about covid-19 online.A medical practitioners tribunal heard that Sarah Myhill posted videos and articles on her website during the pandemic, describing ?safe nutritional interventions? which she said were ?now so well established that vaccination has been rendered irrelevant.?But the tribunal was told that the substances were not universally safe and had potentially serious health risks, and there was no evidence that they were effective.The tribunal found that Myhill, who practises in Powys, promoted and endorsed the use of high doses of vitamins C and D and the inhalation of iodine through a salt pipe for the treatment of bacterial and viral infections including covid. She also promoted the use of ivermectin without articulating the risks and sold an iodine preparation on her website.?These agents risked patient...