Eric Clapton postpones some concert dates after testing positive for Covid-19

Eric Clapton, the famed guitarist who has expressed skepticism about Covid-19 vaccine mandates and lockdowns, has postponed some tour dates after testing positive for Covid-19.

Clapton’s diagnosis was confirmed in a Monday post on his official Facebook page. He tested positive after performing at London’s Royal Albert Hall earlier this month, 根据 发布, and had to cancel appearances in Zurich and Milan.
He has been told by his medical advisors that if he were to resume traveling and performing too soon, it could substantially delay his full recovery,” 帖子阅读. “Eric is also anxious to avoid passing on any infection to any of his band, 船员, Promoters, their staff and of course the fans.
    岩石 & Roll Hall of Fame inductee has expressed skepticism about 疫苗 授权, lockdowns and other measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19. 在 2020, Clapton performed a song Van Morrison 写, 叫 “站立并交付,” featuring lyrics that were critical of the lockdown in the UK. 去年, Clapton called the side effects of his second Covid-19 vaccine “惨重” and said the safety of the vaccines had been overstated due topropaganda,” Rolling Stone reported.
      The vaccines approved for use in the US have been rigorously tested and deemed safe and effective by the 美国疾病控制和预防中心, 的 US Food and Drug Administration美国国立卫生研究院. Clapton said he took the AstraZeneca vaccine, which is not authorized for use in the US but has been authorized by the World Health Organization for use in other countries, including the UK. Some people do experience 副作用 after being 预防针 对阵Covid-19.
          The post on Clapton’s Facebook page said it was “非常沮丧” that Clapton should test positive afteravoiding Covid throughout lockdown and throughout the period when travel restrictions have been in place.
          Clapton will reschedule the missed tour dates in the next six months, the Facebook post said.