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South Dakota healthcare CEO says he had COVID-19 but won't be wearing a mask at work: report

2 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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The debate over whether to wear or not wear a mask to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus has ended for the CEO of a South Dakota healthcare system.
Sanford Health's Kelby Krabbenhoft wrote in an email to staff that he had experienced COVID-19, but had returned to work and wouldn't be donning a mask.
In the email, obtained by CNN , Krabbenhoft said "for me to wear a mask defies the efficacy and purpose of a mask and sends an untruthful message that I am susceptible to infection or could transmit it."
He added, "I have no interest in using masks as a symbolic...
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Ben Carson says he's 'out of the woods' after taking an unproven coronavirus treatment recommended by the MyPillow CEO

Ben Carson says he's 'out of the woods' after taking an unproven coronavirus treatment recommended by the MyPillow CEO

2 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson said on Friday that he is "out of the woods" after fighting the coronavirus using an unproven treatment.
Carson tested positive for the virus earlier this month , after having attended a White House election watch party. Over the past few weeks, Carson has been relying on an experimental treatment to deal with the virus.
"I was extremely sick and initially took Oleander 4X with dramatic improvement," he said in a Facebook post on Friday. Oleander is an extract taken from a toxic plant. Carson said he used the extract...
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