Queen’s lead guitarist Brian May has tested positive for Covid-19.
The 74-year-old rock icon took to social media to share the news of his diagnosis with his fans. “Yes. The shocking day has finally arrived for me,” the musician wrote alongside photos of his positive test.
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The dreaded double red line. And yes – definitely NO sympathy please – it’s been really horrible a few days, but I’m fine. And I will tell the story. PLEASE take extra care there good people. This thing is incredibly transferable. You really don’t want this to ruin YOUR Christmas. With love – Bri, ”he wrote further.
May co-founded Queen with singer Freddie Mercury and drummer Roger Taylor, and together they released some iconic songs including “We Will Rock You”, “Hammer to Fall”, “Who Wants to Live Forever”, “I Want It All “, ‘and’ The show must go on. ‘
Earlier, the singer shared his take on Covid vaccinations by calling vaccine conspiracy theorists “fruit cakes.”
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“The anti-vaccines, I’m sorry, I think these are fruit cakes,” he said. “There is a lot of evidence to show that vaccination helps. Overall they have been very safe. There will always be side effects in any medicine you take, but to say that the vaccines are a plot to kill you, I’m sorry, that goes in the jar of fruit cake for me, ”he said.
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May is the latest celebrity to reveal her diagnosis of COVID-19. Singer Charlie Puth recently shared that he tested positive for the virus. Additionally, Doja Cat revealed that she also contracted COVID-19 and canceled the other iHeartRadio Jingle Ball concert dates.