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Antivax Eric Clapton, positive for Covid-19, cancels several dates of his tour


The British rock star had in the past repeatedly expressed his disagreement with the anti-Covid measures.

Tested positive shortly after his second concert at the Royal Albert Hall in London, the singer announced on Facebook, via a press release published by his team, to be forced to cancel certain dates of his tour.

"His doctors told him that if he were to start traveling and playing again too soon, it could significantly delay his full recovery,"

the statement said.

The concerts in Zurich on May 17 and Milan on May 18 are therefore postponed.

The team hopes to be able to resume the tour in Bologna on May 20 and 21.

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Vaccination and

“deprivation of liberty”

In the past, the British rock star had, on several occasions, expressed his disagreement with the sanitary measures.

For example, he had refused to play in concert halls asking their spectators to provide proof of vaccination against Covid-19, recalls the

New York Post


In December 2020, the now 77-year-old singer collaborated with Van Morrison on the anti-lockdown song

Stand and Deliver

, then two months later received his first dose of the Astra-Zeneca vaccine.

In a letter to architect Robin Monotti, he then shared his


reaction to the vaccine, fearing even that he would no longer be able to play the guitar.

He then criticized

“the propaganda saying that the vaccine is safe for everyone”.

In August 2021, Eric Clapton did it again with the song called

This has gotta stop

in which he denounced, pell-mell, “

the effects that the vaccine had on the septuagenarian, what he considers a deprivation of liberty, and the compromised future of his children

, ”we wrote in our columns at the time


Read alsoEric Clapton releases a new song to continue his antivax crusade

Source: lefigaro

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