An anti-vaccine activist is asking for prayers after contracting coronavirus.
Laura Loomer has been vocal about her misguided distrust of the Covid-19 vaccine as well as the threat of the pandemic.
She once declared the virus is no worse than a bad case of food poisoning and said she was happy to get infected to prove it's all been a media beat-up.
Loomer told her followers last year: "I hope I get COVID just so I can prove to people I've had bouts of food poisoning that are more serious and life threatening than a hyped up virus. Have you ever eaten bad fajitas? That will kill you faster than COVID."
Well, the activist has now contracted the virus and says it has hit her like a bus.
Explaining to her more than 32,000 supporters on Telegram, Loomer said: "Yesterday, I was feeling ill. I had a fever, chills, a runny nose, sore throat, nausea and severe body aches that made my whole body feel like I got hit by a bus, and after sleeping for a few hours, my symptoms started to remind me how I felt when I had a bad case of the flu years ago."
That was only a few days into her battle against Covid-19 and it appears it's only become worse for the American.
"Just pray for me please," she said. "Can't even begin to explain how brutal the body aches and nausea that come with Covid are. I am in so much pain."
Laura said before catching Covid-19 that she had no plans on getting the vaccine because she incorrectly stated that it was unsafe.
There have been several coronavirus vaccines that have been distributed around the world because they have gone through rigorous testing and have been deemed safe.
While there are some noted side effects, people who are questioning whether to get the jab should consult their GP to get more information and shouldn't look for information from non-officials on social media.
As Loomer's Covid-19 battle gathered headlines, she accused the media of delighting in her struggle.
She wrote: "Their hopes that I die are a clear reminder that the left's growing outrage over supposed increased COVID deaths is all for show and political gain."
In addition to her distrust of the pandemic and the vaccines, she's also made a name for her anti-Islamic claims.
Those views were so Islamophobic that she copped a ban from Twitter and Uber.
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