Joe Rogan, host of the Joe Rogan Experience podcast and well-known anti-vaxxer, has introduced that he has COVID
Joe Rogan, the inexplicably in style host of The Joe Rogan Experience podcast, has introduced that he contracted COVID-19. The announcement got here after he carried out at a collection of reveals in Florida, the place the virus is at present surging uncontrolled. In a video, Rogan additionally defined the remedy he’s obtained, which incorporates ivermectin, a horse and livestock drug that conspiracy theorists on the web have tried to say is a miracle treatment for COVID.
Joe Rogan takes pony goo trigger he’s terrified of a vaccine, however not the virus he very effectively may die from. Don’t inform me he’s good. He sucks lol
— Akilah Hughes (@AkilahClearly) September 2, 2021
$100 says Joe Rogan is vaccinated however will say horse dewormer saved his life.
— Mueller, She Wrote (@MuellerSheWrote) September 2, 2021
In a video making the announcement, Rogan defined that he began to really feel sick on Saturday night time, after he returned house from giving performances in Orlando, Tampa, and Fort Lauderdale.
“Throughout the night, I got fevers, sweats, and I knew what was going on,” he stated, including that he moved to an remoted a part of his home away from the remainder of his household to quarantine. A coronavirus check that he took the following morning got here again constructive, Rogan stated.
In the video, he additionally defined the therapies he’s been given for COVID, which embrace monoclonal antibodies, prednisone, a “vitamin drip,” and ivermectin, a drug most frequently used as a dewormer for livestock, however that has been touted on the web as a COVID-19 miracle treatment. There have been no research exhibiting that ivermectin is efficient towards COVID-19, and the CDC has issued warnings that consuming it may be extraordinarily dangerous to people.
Joe Rogan: I belief my immune system
Also Joe Rogan: I obtained covid so I took monoclonal antibodies, Ivermectin, vitamin drip, mermaid tears, hair follicles from a new child, toe fungus ointment, unicorn bone marrow, and the blood from a virgin
— Nathan Wind (@matty_angles) September 2, 2021
Rogan’s different therapies are broadly used to struggle COVID. Prednisone is a steroid that’s now used regularly to assist contaminated individuals keep off critical an infection. Monoclonal antibodies have been a remedy additionally given to then-President Donald Trump when he contracted COVID-19 in October.
“A wonderful heartfelt thank you to modern medicine for pulling me out of this so quickly and easily,” Rogan stated in his video, including that whereas “Sunday sucked,” he was feeling “pretty fucking good” this week. He has not stated publicly whether or not he’s vaccinated, however he’s been outspokenly essential of vaccines on his podcast and different platforms. Earlier this yr, he was rebuked by White House officers for saying on his podcast that younger, wholesome individuals don’t must get vaccinated towards COVID-19.
I can’t imagine Joe Rogan obtained COVID after doing and inspiring the alternative of what public well being specialists urge. Who may have seen that coming
— Kyle Hill (@Sci_Phile) September 2, 2021
Rogan has additionally provided refunds to followers who’ve bought tickets to an upcoming present of his in New York, the place attendees in any respect indoor occasions are required to indicate proof of COVID vaccination.
“If someone has an ideological or physiological reason for not getting vaccinated, I don’t want to force them to get vaccinated to see the show,” he stated on a latest podcast episode. “And now they say that everybody has to be vaccinated, and I want everybody to know that you can get your money back.”