Dr. Drew Clarifies Feedback About Coronavirus After Testing Constructive

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Dr. Drew is clarifying some mystifying feedback he made about why he is “hoping for COVID.” 

On Dec. 28, he shared on Twitter that he’d had a fever for 3 days and was getting examined for the flu and COVID-19. The internist, whose full identify is Drew Pinsky, confused followers when he wrote, “Goodtimes. Wishing for Covid since this virus will not be enjoyable. Keep nicely, put on a masks!”

When a Twitter consumer questioned the assertion and referred to as him an “a–hole,” Dr. Drew replied, “Hoping for COVID so I obtain immunity and might return out to maintain COVID sufferers with out risking getting sick and taking over one other hospital mattress.” 

After formally testing constructive, he then posted a nine-minute “Covid replace” video on Instagram to reply questions and clarify what he actually meant. 

“I put out on Twitter that I used to be grateful to get or wishing for a COVID constructive check,” he stated. “If I didn’t have COVID, I had acute lymphocytic leukemia, which I didn’t need to have, as a result of that is the one factor that will do what was occurring to me.” 

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