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Posted on his official Instagram account, Rogan said he felt “very tired” on Saturday and was tested for COVID-19 the next day. He said he was isolated from his family before the test and “throughout the night, I had a fever and sweats and I knew what was going on.”
Rogan revealed his positive diagnosis after he somewhat dismissed the vaccine’s usefulness on his podcast, “The Joe Rogan Experience,” which is available exclusively Spotify (Location)
. In April, Rogan said
The audience said that if a 21-year-old asked him if he should get the vaccine, he would suggest that he not do so.
“If you’re a healthy person, and you’re exercising all the time, and you’re young, and you’re eating well, like, I don’t think you need to worry about that,” Rogan said.
that later clarified
His comment, saying that he is “not an anti-Vax person” and that he is “not a reputable source of information for me either.”
In the video posted on Wednesday, Rogan did not specify whether he had been vaccinated. He said in an April podcast that he had to stop the Johnson & Johnson vaccine before it could be found.
In Wednesday’s video, Rogan said he took several medications after his diagnosis, including the anti-parasitic drug ivermectin, whose use has become popular among the fringe and anti-vaccine communities, and which US health officials
Strongly advised against.
Spotify Put signature on
An exclusive licensing deal with Rogan in May 2020 and has repeatedly touted its success in its company’s earnings report. Spotify CEO Daniel Ek raised and promoted by
Podcast host amid controversy over Rogan’s April comments. one said
Bloomberg at the time, “What I would say is that we have 8 million creators, and millions of pieces of content. We have a content policy and we remove pieces that violate it.”
Spotify did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Rogan said he has postponed his show in Nashville, which was due on Friday
“I apologize to everyone,” Rogan said. “Apparently it’s nothing I can control. It’s what it is. We’re living in crazy times.”