Joe Rogan on Wednesday posted a video to social media through which he revealed that he has COVID-19. The comedian and in style podcast host stated he took Ivermectin, a dewormer meant for horses that the CDC says is “not approved or accepted by FDA for prevention or therapy of COVID-19.”
The Spotify podcast host has made headlines throughout the pandemic for sowing doubt about vaccines. In April, Rogan walked again feedback he made on his present when he stated younger, wholesome folks may skip the jab.
On Wednesday, Rogan informed his Instagram viewers he had COVID-19 and must rearrange his stand-up schedule.
“I obtained again from the highway Saturday evening feeling very weary. I had a headache. I felt simply run down,” he stated, including his signs progressed all through the night. The subsequent day, he examined optimistic for COVID-19.
“So we threw the kitchen sink at it, all types of meds,” Rogan stated, specifying he took a Z-Pac, prednisolone and ivermectin, which is a drug used to deal with parasitic worms in horses.
Ivermectin has been falsely touted by some anti-vaxxers as an alternative choice to getting a COVID-19 jab. Nonetheless, the New York Instances reported on Aug. 30 that ivermectin has “repeatedly failed in medical trials to assist folks contaminated with the coronavirus.”
Rogan famous he’s feeling higher. “Right here we’re on Wednesday, and I really feel nice,” he stated. “I actually solely had one unhealthy day. In the present day I really feel good, I truly really feel fairly fucking good.”
Rogan didn’t point out if he had been vaccinated however did say within the Instagram submit, “A beautiful, heartfelt thanks to trendy drugs for pulling me out of this so shortly and simply.”
Watch his full assertion beneath.