AN ANTI-masker with Covid-19 warned individuals “you don’t wish to find yourself like me” as he struggled to breathe in a brand new video.
Chuck Stacey struggled to breathe as he warned others to put on a masks to guard from the coronavirusCredit score: Twitter
Stacey, previously an anti-masker, admitted he was improper about Covid-19Credit score: Twitter
Within the footage, shared by a pal on Monday, Stacey admits he was improper concerning the coronavirus pandemic which has killed 1.8million individuals around the globe.
“I didn’t put on a masks. I ought to’ve. I didn’t,” Stacey says with oxygen tubes in his nostril. “I believed this was simply the flu, that it was all going to go away, that it was political. I didn’t suppose a masks would assist.”
He provides, as he struggles for breath: “You don’t wish to find yourself like me. I’m having hassle respiration. I could must be intubated if I get any worse.”
Stacey additionally urges skeptics to vary their beliefs and shield themselves and their households.
Stacey admitted that earlier than getting coronavirus he thought sporting a masks would not assistCredit score: Twitter
He provides: “If sporting a masks can cut back your possibilities of getting this even by 5 %, simply put on a masks.
“Do it to your youngsters, your family members. Do it for your self.”
In Could, Stacey attacked staff at his native Donut Gap for sporting masks.
“I’ve to say I’ve had it with the masks that the workers are being pressured to put on,” he wrote on Fb. “It’s simply one other instance of the continued overreaction to this example… Please cease so after we come to eat we are able to get pleasure from our meal with out feeling sorry for the workers.”
Stacey stated he had chosen to put on a face protect as a result of he suffers from claustrophobia.
“My physician got here up with the concept of a face protect with social distancing and being accountable with hand sanitizer and [minimizing] my contact within the subject. I personal an IT firm so I can work at home. It’s labored for nearly a 12 months,” he defined.
“Nothing is one hundred pc on this virus and even when I might’ve wore a masks I might’ve nonetheless gotten it.
“However the truth of the matter is now we have to do the whole lot that we are able to do to guard ourselves and to guard the individuals which are actually in danger.
Stacey additionally indicated he had handled demise threats after going public along with his storyCredit score: Twitter
“I simply thank God that I haven’t given this to somebody and brought a life. I might not be capable of deal with that.”
Stacey additionally indicated he had fielded demise threats for going public about his battle with Covid-19, in an replace Monday.
“I used to be improper, can’t be extra improper. However to want me demise? To say I don’t need to be handled? What’s improper with you individuals, we’re supposed to like each other, pray for each other,” he stated within the video. “I pray for all y’all. I pray you don’t get it.”