The far-right, anti-Muslim, anti-vaccine conspiracy theorist Laura Loomer says she’s examined optimistic for the coronavirus, after affected by extreme signs that she wrote left her feeling like she “bought hit by a bus.”
In a post on the Trumpist social community Gettr, Loomer complained that she began affected by “fever, chills, a runny nostril, sore throat, nausea and extreme physique aches” on Wednesday that she stated felt like “a foul case of the flu… So I took a COVID check and it got here again POSITIVE.”
She added: “I’ve not taken the COVID-19 vaccine, and I don’t plan on ever taking it as a result of it’s unsafe and ineffective. At this time, I instantly began a therapy of Azithromyacin and Hydroxychloroquine. I’m additionally taking the OrthoMune dietary complement.” She stated she’s additionally obtained the Regeneron antibody therapy utilized by ex-President Donald Trump.
Final 12 months, Loomer expressed a want that she may catch COVID to point out everybody that it was no huge deal. She wrote on Parler in December 2020: “I hope I get COVID simply so I can show to folks I’ve had bouts of meals poisoning which might be extra critical and life threatening than a overvalued virus. Have you ever ever eaten unhealthy fajitas? That may kill you quicker than COVID.”
Nevertheless, in follow-up messages on her Telegram channel late Thursday, she made it clear that she was struggling extreme signs. “Simply pray for me please,” she wrote. “Can’t even start to elucidate how brutal the physique aches and nausea that include COVID are. I’m in a lot ache.”
She then posted extra vaccine conspiracy theories, writing that the federal government “doesn’t need you to know what it actually does,” regardless of the scientific indisputable fact that it could have provided her some safety.
Loomer, a far-right activist who was embraced by Trump, misplaced a U.S. Home bid in Florida final 12 months. She has been banned from most mainstream social networks—in addition to Uber and Lyft—for blatant Islamophobia.
In June, she was thrown out of a cryptocurrency conference in Florida after heckling Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey about her ban from the platform.