Radio Host Who Mocked Vaccines Dies Of COVID-19

A conservative talk radio host who had recorded a song mocking coronavirus vaccines was diagnosed and hospitalized just days later due to COVID-19. After a month in the hospital, he passed away on Saturday.

From WKRN:

Conservative radio talk show host Phil Valentine has died after weeks in a Nashville area hospital battling COVID-19, according to his station, SuperTalk 99.7 WTN.

During a live broadcast at 4:15 p.m. Saturday, several of Valentine’s coworkers and close friends announced they had spoken with Valentine’s brother Mark, who confirmed the 61-year-old had passed away earlier in the afternoon.

Valentine had previously expressed his disagreement with mask mandates, stating that hospitals were never in danger of being overwhelmed by COVID-19 patients. He has also been critical of the virus vaccines, voicing his concerns over their safety.

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