A number one British anti-vaxxer has admitted he ‘felt horrible’ after going into hospital with Covid-19 – a virus which he beforehand claimed was only a ‘widespread chilly’.
John O’Looney, of Milton Keynes, lastly conceded that coronavirus was actual and ‘very nasty’ after he was admitted to a hospital intensive care unit with it final month.
The 53-year-old funeral director has turn into a figurehead for anti-vaxxers along with his social media movies that make unproven claims concerning the pandemic and vaccines.
He was due to assist lead a controversial ‘Let the UK Reside’ rally within the Buckinghamshire city final week alongside Piers Corbyn, brother of former Labour chief Jeremy.
However Mr O’Looney caught Covid-19 two weeks in the past and went into hospital, along with his expertise forcing him to backtrack on claims the virus is definitely only a chilly.
John O’Looney, of Milton Keynes, was admitted to a hospital intensive care unit with Covid-19
In a written assertion to his followers, shared on December 31, he wrote: ‘I used to be initially sceptical about Covid however I can affirm its validity and it is extremely nasty.
‘So allow us to make no mistake there may be an enemy to face however does it require countless bouts of injections after injections after injections?’
Writing about his experiences, he added: ‘Very apparently just lately I used to be admitted to ICU in Milton Keynes hospital after creating Covid signs.
‘I took three lateral movement assessments while there and was instructed on the time I used to be not constructive solely to be instructed in a while the ward I used to be constructive so clearly it was inconclusive so I’ll say I felt and really feel horrible nonetheless.’
Mr O’Looney, who runs Milton Keynes Household Funeral Companies, additionally complained that the hospital’s meals was ‘appalling’ and ‘all tasted the identical’.
Mr O’Looney needed to miss the rally in Milton Keynes which featured a speech from Piers Corbyn
He additionally claimed that medical doctors provided him a trial drug to assist him get well however he ‘declined and caught to my weapons’.
He was mentioned to have discharged himself from hospital in opposition to medical doctors’ recommendation.
Mr O’Looney added: ‘I really feel very lucky to have escaped hospital (I by no means dreamt I’d have lived to say that) with the assistance of household and mates.
‘The sinister whispering, the secrecy and the responsible appears amongst sure members of workers spoke volumes to me.
‘It was actually very chilling and traumatising simply seeing the way it has modified – particularly after I requested to depart.’
Piers Corbyn speaks as protesters enter a theatre in Milton Keynes final week on December 29
Mr O’Looney mentioned that he was nonetheless against Covid vaccines and urged dad and mom to take their childrenout of faculty to keep away from the jab.
He has beforehand spoken at anti-vax occasions and was resulting from seem at a ‘Freedom Rally’ in Milton Keynes final week, the place protestors stormed a youngsters’s pantomime and NHS check website.
Since his hospital keep, Mr O’Looney has been compelled to quickly shut the funeral enterprise that he has run since 2017 ‘resulting from sickness’.
In a video shared with followers simply weeks earlier than he was hospitalised with Covid, Mr O’Looney claimed that the Omicron variant was truly only a chilly.
The anti-vaxxers additionally stormed a check and hint centre in Milton Keynes on Decmber 29
He mentioned: ‘We’re in winter and there are colds and flus about right now of the 12 months. These individuals [who have been vaccinated] cannot struggle it off.
‘The federal government have been very fast to label it as Omicron, a brand new variant. They’re sick however they’re sick with basic items just like the widespread chilly.’
Final week House Secretary Priti Patel slammed the anti-vaxxers who stormed a check and hint centre in Milton Keynes, with the mob additionally disrupting a pantomime.
Dozens of marchers entered a testing facility. and have been seen damaging indicators and stealing testing gear in movies shared on social media on on December 29.
The group additionally entered Milton Keynes Theatre throughout their march, with their protest seeing ‘workers and patrons frightened and assaulted’, the humanities venue mentioned.
In a video, a gaggle together with Piers Corbyn may very well be seen chanting and holding indicators within the theatre lobby, as a matinee efficiency went on inside.
Mr Corbyn, the older brother of former Labour chief Jeremy, was arrested on suspicion of encouraging individuals to assault MPs’ workplaces earlier this month.
Sir John Bell, regius professor of drugs at Oxford College and a member of the Vaccine Job Pressure, instructed Instances Radio that the group have been ‘loopy’.
Source: Each day Mail