After Peter Hotez, a number one vaccine researcher and professional who helped develop the COVID vaccine Corbevax, referred to as out Democratic presidential candidate and anti-vaxxer Robert R. Kennedy Jr for spreading “nonsense” on Joe Rogan’s podcast, Rogan supplied Hotez $100,000 to debate Kennedy on his podcast.
Kennedy appeared on The Joe Rogan Expertise on Thursday and repeated his declare that routine vaccinations trigger autism.
That prompted Dr. Hotez, an MD/PhD who’s Dean for the Nationwide College of Tropical Drugs at Baylor Faculty of Drugs in Houston, Texas, to label Kennedy’s statements as “misinformation.” Hotez retweeted Vice’s story “Spotify Has Stopped Even Kind of Making an attempt to Stem Joe Rogan’s Vaccine Misinformation” writing, “Simply terrible. And from all the web assaults I’m receiving after this absurd podcast, it’s clear many really imagine this nonsense.”
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Rogan then supplied Hotez $100,000 to debate Kennedy on his podcast, to which Hotez responded, “Joe, you’ve got my cell, you’ve got my e-mail, I’m at all times keen to talk to you.”
When Rogan referred to as the reply a “non-answer,” the virologist responded, “Joe if you’re critical about addressing vaccines + the truth that 200,000 unvaccinated People needlessly perished throughout our terrible delta/BA.1 Covid waves (together with 40,000 in our state of Texas) as a result of they fell victims to vaccine disinformation: I wish to have that dialogue.”
Dr. Hotez added, “I’m joyful to come back on and have a significant dialogue. I respect you and your present and I don’t need an adversarial relationship. I believe we will make some progress.”
Then Twitter proprietor Elon Musk jumped in to say of Dr. Hotez, “He’s afraid of a public debate, as a result of he is aware of he’s incorrect.”
To this, Dr. Hotez responded, “Severely Elon? That is monstrous.”
Learn the Twitter discourse beneath.
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