Allen West, A conservative Republican for governor of Texas, and his wife, Angela West, are recovering from COVID-19 after being hospitalized, and politicians are doubling down against orders to vaccinate nearby.
“As governor of Texas, I will force anyone to enforce the vaccine mandate in the Lone Star State,” he said. Tweeted October 10.
A former Florida congressman who has received unconventional, monoclonal antibody treatment, including lab-made protein injections into the body that mimic the human immune system.
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According to The Washington PostWest, 60, had pneumonia and was hospitalized Saturday (October 9) night due to his oxygen saturation levels. He took part in a crowded political fundraiser earlier that day and personally postponed the event.
From his hospital bed, the candidate ran one tweet after another attacking the vaccine order Promoting controversial treatment. West said he warned against taking hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malarial drug and ivermectin, an anti-parasitic drug that is a popular animal dewormer and more than one person in the medical field. The magazine noted that no drugs were approved for the treatment of Covid-1.
The West has also criticized the approved Covid-1sh shot vaccine order “as a means Enrich the pockets of Big Pharma And corrupt bureaucrats and politicians. ”
Still, a dose of monoclonal antibody costs 2,100, compared to $ 20 for the most expensive coronavirus shot, The post Underscored
West, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel and former chairman of the Texas Republican Party, announced in July that he would try to occupy the Texas GOP. Government Greg Abbott.
The one-term former U.S. representative entered Congress in 2011 as part of the Tea Party wave. In 2014, he called for the impeachment of former President Barack Obama.
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West and his wife were in the news when Angela was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. They both denied the allegations and he apologized to the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office.