Influential podcaster and UFC commentator Joe Rogan has sparked outrage but once more by commenting on Covid-19, this time saying he contracted the virus, however solely confronted “one dangerous day” after taking a bunch of meds, reminiscent of ivermectin.
Rogan introduced on Wednesday the cancellation of an upcoming comedy present and defined in an Instagram video his latest expertise with Covid-19.
After feeling “very weary,” Rogan stated he was remoted from his household and later received a Covid check, which got here up optimistic.
“So we instantly threw the kitchen sink at it: every kind of meds. Monoclonal antibodies, ivermectin, Z-pack, prednisone – every little thing. I additionally received an NAD drip and a vitamin drip, and I did that three days in a row, and right here we’re on Wednesday, and I really feel nice,” Rogan stated.
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The podcaster doesn’t appear too affected by the virus, as he has merely bumped his Nashville, Tennessee comedy present to the top of October and claims he confronted just one dangerous day when he was sick.
“I actually solely had one dangerous day. Sunday sucked. Monday was higher. Tuesday felt higher than Monday, and right this moment I really feel good. I really feel fairly f***ing good. That’s the excellent news,” he stated.
Rogan has stirred up controversy when relating Covid-19 prior to now, as he’s criticized vaccines being mandated and promoted inoculation being a personal selection for people.
Rogan selling medication that’s not particularly really helpful to fight Covid-19 – together with Ivermectin, which critics prefer to level out is a horse dewormer – has triggered a social media outrage as soon as once more. Some claimed the “anti-vaxxer” star was feeding vaccine hesitation and maybe selling medical remedies that don’t really work. Rogan’s promotion of Ivermectin turned a particular level of focus for critics, and it curiously trended on Twitter above the comic’s precise identify.
Joe Rogan received Covid and determined to take Ivermectin Jfc Cease taking horse dewormer and get vaccinated pic.twitter.com/S4fkgnNf3R
— Zach Schwartz (@zachzachzach) September 1, 2021
Joe Rogan took a bunch of nonsense medication alongside a bunch of actual medication for COVID and can be wonderful as a result of he has infinite cash
However his instance will persuade extra dumb individuals to simply take horse paste https://t.co/ZI34pVU6XO
— Robert Evans (The Solely Robert Evans) (@IwriteOK) September 1, 2021
Others have been extra supportive of Rogan being sincere about his expertise, no matter potential criticism.
.@JoeRogan hasn't spent the previous 18 months dwelling in worry (of what’s for most individuals a gentle chilly), he didn't rush to take the experimental vax, he received the virus, he took atypical medication, it felt like a gentle chilly, now he's wonderful.
Appears like Joe was proper! https://t.co/RlOev6gObd
— Michael Knowles (@michaeljknowles) September 1, 2021
Joe Rogan is again from the Rona
— Cernovich (@Cernovich) September 1, 2021
BREAKING: Wholesome Joe Rogan examined optimistic for Covid & is about to make authoritarians huge mad along with his fast restoration routine pic.twitter.com/2hzLxIBRjy
— An0maly (@LegendaryEnergy) September 1, 2021
Rogan thanked “fashionable medication” for serving to in his latest restoration, although didn’t promote Covid-19 vaccines as some critics would have hoped. He additionally didn’t disclose whether or not or not he had been vaccinated earlier than his optimistic check.
“Loopy occasions we’re dwelling in, however an exquisite, heartfelt thanks to fashionable medication for pulling me out of this so shortly and simply,” he stated.
Rogan beforehand triggered controversy when he stated younger and wholesome individuals seemingly don’t want Covid-19 vaccines, a stand well being officers have been fast to push again on. Rogan, nonetheless, additionally referred to vaccines as “protected” and stated he “encourages many individuals to take them.”
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The comic just lately introduced his intention to refund cash to ticket patrons to his upcoming Madison Sq. Backyard present in New York Metropolis who don’t need to get vaccinated. The venue would require vaccinations on account of an order from Mayor Invoice De Blasio.
“If somebody has an ideological or physiological purpose for not getting vaccinated, I don’t need to drive them to get vaccinated to see a f***ing silly comedy present,” Rogan stated.
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