GARLAND, Texas — Tea celebration firebrand Allen West, a candidate for the Republican nomination for governor of Texas, mentioned Saturday that he has won monoclonal antibody injections after being identified with COVID-19 pneumonia.
The antibodies are used to regard the ones within the early levels of a coronavirus an infection.
“My chest X-rays do display COVID pneumonia, no longer severe. I’m most probably going to be admitted to the medical institution,” West wrote. “There’s a priority about my oxygen saturation ranges, which can be at 89 and so they will have to be at 95.”
He additionally mentioned his spouse, Angela West, additionally examined certain and has won monoclonal antibodies. According to his Twitter account, Allen West didn’t get vaccinated towards the virus, however his spouse did.
Allen West on Thursday mentioned he had attended a “packed area” Undertaking Era Annual Gala & Fundraiser in Seabrook, Texas. On Saturday he tweeted that he’s “postponing in-person occasions till receiving an all-clear indication.”
West is a former Texas Republican Birthday celebration chair and Florida congressman. He announced in July that he would problem Republican Gov. Greg Abbot, who’s working for a 3rd time period and has been counseled by way of Donald Trump.
West received a U.S. Space seat in Florida in 2010 and temporarily turned into a tea celebration favourite and lightning rod, at one level accusing Democrats of getting as many as 80 communists of their Space caucus. He didn’t win reelection in 2012.
He later moved to Texas and in large part stayed out of the highlight till working for chairman of the state GOP celebration remaining 12 months.
West then started criticizing Republicans up to Democrats, calling the GOP speaker of the Texas Space a “traitor” for running around the aisle, then main a protest outdoor Abbott’s mansion over coronavirus restrictions.
In October 2020, West took part in a protest outdoor Abbot’s house, criticizing the Republican governor’s government orders — together with a statewide masks mandate and lockdowns because of the coronavirus pandemic. The ones restrictions are not in position.