Right-wing activist Laura Loomer is calling for prayers as she claims her COVID-19 symptoms are “cruel” after confirming the virus was no worse than food poisoning.
The unvaccinated activist, 28, claimed she had body aches and nausea. She wrote on Gettr – a social media platform created by former Trump spokesman Jason Miller: ‘Please pray for me. I can’t even begin to explain how brutal the body aches and nausea that come with covid. I’m in so much pain. This really is the worst of all.’
The self-proclaimed pro-democracy media company Meidas Touch posted it again on Twitter, where Loomer is permanently banned for making hate speech and violating the company’s rules, writing: “Yikes. Please take this virus seriously, get vaccinated and wear a mask…’
She told fans on the conservative social media platform that she has a fever, chills, a runny nose, sore throat, nausea, severe body aches and feels like she was “hit by a bus.”
She later wrote on her Telegram page — a Russia-based social media platform known for distributing revenge porn, involving terrorists, and favored by far-right extremists — that she has used Regeneron, Azithromycin, and Hydroxychloroquine, or HCQ, to treat her symptoms. to treat.
Right-wing activist Laura Loomer has contracted COVID-19 and tells her fans she feels she has been ‘hit by a bus’ but has no intention of getting the vaccine
She also said she hopes “to get ivermectin soon,” which is used to treat roundworm in humans.
Several studies have shown that these drugs are ineffective treatments for COVID-19 and patients are advised not to use them.
Hydroxychloroquine, which can cause heart problems, is often combined with azithromycin, which US National Library of Medicine recommends use only for community acquired pneumonia.
Regeneron, one of the experimental drugs former President Donald Trump was taking when he contracted the virus, is only effective if the virus is detected early and prescribed by a doctor, the report said. Dallas Morning News.
She asked for prayer on Gettr, a right-wing social media app set up by a former Trump spokesperson. She also posted on the Russian-based Telegram app that she is taking the controversial drugs Regeneron, Azithromycin, Hydroxychloroquine and hopes to get on ivermectin soon.
More than she bargained for: Loomer claimed earlier this year that getting COVID-19 wasn’t as bad as food poisoning from ‘bad fajitas’ and she hopes she’d get the virus to prove it
Loomer had previously said she wanted to contract the virus to prove it was no worse than a case of food poisoning from “bad fajitas.”
She claimed she was hospitalized for food poisoning because she was “so dehydrated” and “barely able to breathe.”
She justified it as worse than the virus that has killed more than 670,000 people because “people get COVID and don’t even know they have COVID.”
Loomer reported having a fever, chills, a runny nose, sore throat, nausea and severe body aches after testing positive for COVID-19
Loomer has been making constant comments about the vaccine against Gettr and Telegram. She doubted vaccine validity, suspecting it ‘will have killed more people than COVID’
It is estimated that 20 to 30 percent of COVID-19 cases are asymptomatic UC Health.
Loomer also claimed the virus was the “biggest hoax of our lives besides the 2020 elections” and warned others “you can’t escape the vaccine propaganda.”
She told her fans that she has no intention of getting the vaccine even after contracting the virus.
The number of COVID-19 cases is increasing in the US due to the highly contagious delta variant.
The US currently has a weekly average of nearly 149,000 new cases and the death toll has reached 673,000.
Moderna president Stephen Hoge said the Delta variant is “just so good at infecting people” that it “raises the bar” for good vaccines, he told CNBC.
Breakthrough cases are popping up because of the variant, which was once thought nearly impossible.
Booster shots are slowly becoming available in the US with Modern Family star Sarah Hyland, who suffers from kidney problems and is immunocompromised, getting hers.
The FDA recently approved booster shots for immunocompromised people and people over the age of 65.