Texas Republican gubernatorial candidate Allen West revealed he was launched from a hospital after battling pneumonia associated to COVID-19 over the weekend.
West, who isn’t vaccinated, was admitted Saturday and tweeted
it was resulting from issues about his oxygen saturation ranges. On Monday, West posted a video
to his social media accounts, saying he was launched and thanked his supporters for his or her nicely needs.
“I’m doing very nicely. I’m now again on the home. And I wish to ship out large shoutouts to the workers right here within the COVID unit of the Medical Metropolis Inexperienced Oaks Texas,” West mentioned within the video.
West, who added he obtained monoclonal antibody infusion remedy and therapy with a budesonide nebulizer, continued to talk in opposition to COVID-19 vaccinations regardless of his spouse being vaccinated and testing constructive however didn’t want a hospital go to.
“One of many issues that I’ve discovered, there are such a lot of different protocols on the market that we ought to be recommending to individuals,” he added. “I wish to make it possible for the Texas Medical Board, Texas Nursing Board, Texas Pharmacy Board, by no means intervene and get in the way in which of what’s finest for you and your relationship along with your physician and your physique.”
Based on The Washington Put up, West beforehand said he had taken each ivermectin and antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine, drugs that haven’t been authorised for combating COVID-19.
West introduced his bid for governor in July after he resigned from his position because the chairman of the Texas Republican GOP. West has additionally been very crucial of present Texas Gov. Greg Abbott who’s going through declining approval scores resulting from his refusal to provoke masks mandates in public faculties and blocking all vaccine mandates by private and non-private corporations. The transfer has led some faculties to defy Abbott’s orders.
Texas is at the moment second within the U.S. in whole COVID-19 instances (4.1 million) and deaths (68,154).
Allen has made a number of headlines this summer time. In June, West referred to as the Black Lives Matter motion the ‘Overseer of the left-wing plantation.’ In August, the gubernatorial candidate blasted the Dallas Police Division for arresting his spouse on suspicion of DWI.