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Montana Health Official Pushed Vax Over Dodgy Drugs. So He Was Forced Out.

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The public health officer in Montana’s rural Sanders County, who was forced to resign last week after generating outrage for promoting COVID vaccines and masks over dodgy unproven drugs, fears the role of health officials is teetering dangerously into the political realm.

“It worries me that we are turning the health officer and the board of public health roles into political positions—or they are positions that report to politicians,” Nick Lawyer told The Daily Beast. “Even if the politicians are good politicians, eventually you're going to stop receiving unbiased expert opinion and instead you’ll end up receiving biased opinion.”

Lawyer resigned last week after a vocal community member, Gerald Cuvillier, complained that his 82-year-old wife, who died earlier this month, had not received the anti-parasitic medication ivermectin, or the malaria treatment hydroxychloroquine and wasn’t treated with monoclonal antibodies.

Cuvillier, who once served as Sanders County Republican Central Committee vice chairman, appealed to county health commissioners during a special meeting last week to fire the public health officer, blaming Lawyer for his wife’s death.

“We appealed to you once before about Nick Lawyer on the Board of Health. We asked that you dismiss him and you danced around that point but gave us no satisfaction,” Cuvillier said at the meeting, according to a copy of prepared remarks.

“I do not know who is pulling your strings or putting fear on you to not take the action that we want you to, your........

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