Actor Pooja Bedi, who lately examined constructive for Covid-19, has revealed why she and her fiance Maneck Contractor have chosen not to get vaccinated. She mentioned that she is ‘not anti-vaccine’ however the Covid-19 vaccine ‘is just too new’. Pooja added that she has been having ’17 herbs kadha (immunity booster drink)’ as a recovery measure.
After testing Covid-19 constructive, Pooja Bedi shared an Instagram video on Sunday night, informing that Maneck Contractor and their home assist have contracted the virus. She had mentioned that she’s going to permit her personal immunity, various therapeutic and wellness practices to speed up her therapeutic.
In an interview with Mid-Day, Pooja mentioned, “I’m not anti-vaccine. I’ve taken and also given my kids every tested vaccine from MMR, BCG, Tetanus to HPV etc. The fastest vaccine took seven years to develop. This is too new. There are still some question marks about this Covid vaccine, and then the need for two and now three vaccines. It seems a bottomless cycle of vaccines I don’t wish to enter. I don’t wish to inject a trial vaccine into my body. 99% of those who were infected, survived prior to vaccine.”
Pooja additionally spoke on her Covid-19 challenges and the recovery measures she has been taking. “The cough and weakness is… oh my god! I can see why people call this a monster flu. I’m so fortunate to be in a home with gardens and sunshine and greenery. It’s deeply healing. Not many had the privilege of that. So I’m very grateful…Having 17 herbs kadha. It’s a phenomenal blend. Fresh fruits, sugarcane juice, coconut water, protein, easy-to-digest food, salt water gargles, steam inhalation, balm on chest.”
She mentioned that the remainder of her household, together with her youngsters Alaya F and Omar and her father actor Kabir Bedi have been vaccinated. “They have been on my case for a long time to get vaccinated,” she mentioned. She added that Maneck is a part of ‘awaken India motion’, including that ‘they are fully anti the vaccine agenda, and it being a instrument of discrimination towards the unvaccinated’. She added, “Maneck and his entire family are not vaccinated.”
(*17*) her Instagram video, Pooja had mentioned, “COVID POSITIVE!!!!I have finally been diagnosed as COVID positive. I chose/choose to stay unvaccinated as it’s my personal decision to allow my own natural immunity and alternative healing and wellness practices to accelerate my healing. You do what’s right for you. Each to their own. Caution. Not panic.”
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Earlier in August, Pooja had slammed the vaccination drive for all, together with individuals with no comorbidities, calling it “illogical and sinister”. “If 99 percent survive COVID with or without the vaccine the government needs to focus on isolating, vaccinating and masking those who have com comorbidities and are in the risk bracket. Not vaccinate the whole world and certainly not discriminate against the unvaccinated! It’s illogical and sinister!” she had tweeted.
The actor additionally confronted backlash on social media when she posted a video having fun with a speedboat trip in Goa in April amid the lethal second wave of the pandemic within the nation.