Green MP Steffan Browning says giving his support to a call for the World Health Organisation to deploy homeopathic remedies to combat the Ebola epidemic in West Africa was ‘probably pretty unwise’.
Just a little unwise?
Mr Browning this week signed a petition started by Australian Fran Sheffield which calls on the World Health Organisation (WHO) to “End the suffering of the Ebola crisis. Test and distribute homeopathy as quickly as possible to contain the outbreaks.” . . .
Asked whether he thought homeopathy could cure Ebola, Mr Browning said: “It’s not for me to go down that track at all.
The World Health Organisation, world health authorities are doing that.”
“They will be considering I hope absolutely every possible options to this very concerning disease.”
Asked whether that should include homeopathy, he said “Why not?”
“Internationally homeopathy is considered in some places.. I am not an expert but I assume they will look at that as much as a number of other options.” . .
You don’t have to be an expert to know this: