| Mehmet Oz |
(doctor, celebrity, academic)
|Born||11 June 1960|
|Member of||WEF/Global Leaders for Tomorrow/2000|
YGL Celebrity doctor who in March and April 2020 advocated use of hydroxychloroquine against COVID-19 and cautioned against shutting down schools, but later fell into lockstep the WEF official narrative on matters COVID.
Dr. Mehmet Cengiz Öz is a Turkish/American celebrity doctor who played a conflicted role during 2020.
In 2003, Oprah Winfrey was the first guest on the Discovery Channel series Second Opinion with Dr. Oz, and Oz was a regular guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show, making more than sixty appearances. In 2009, The Dr. Oz Show, a daily television program about medical matters and health, was launched by Winfrey's Harpo Productions and Sony Pictures Television. He is a former cardiothoracic surgeon and a professor emeritus at Columbia.
In March 2020, Oz was following established medical best practice, warning against unthinking 'lockdowns', and recommending hydroxychloroquine, challenged Anthony Fauci to a debate, and offered to fund a clinical trial,. He also criticised locking down of schools but stated in April 2020 that "we are better off waiting for the randomized trials Dr. Fauci has been asking for."