Ivor Cummins: the ‘hardcore problem solver’ who experts claim is talking ‘rubbish’ on Covid-19

Ivor Cummins, the chemical engineer turned food author whose controversial views on the coronavirus have gone viral worldwide, is adamant that the virus should no longer be a major concern despite widespread condemnation from leading scientists

8th November, 2020
Ivor Cummins: the ‘hardcore problem solver’ who experts claim is talking ‘rubbish’ on Covid-19
Ivor Cummins of the Fat Emperor Podcast: ‘I will debate any expert openly in the tradition of the best science.’ Picture: Fergal Phillips

A surgeon recently sent Ivor Cummins a letter which contained a picture of a flock of birds flying in one direction while a single bird flies the other way.

The message thanked Cummins for raising issues the surgeon said he had been scared to voice, and included €1,000 as an expression of gratitude.

Over the last six months, Cummins, a chemical engineer turned diet guru, has won a significant following as a disdainful critic of...

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