After six weeks off the air, Neil Cavuto returned to Fox Information on Monday and defined that his absence was attributable to a critical case of COVID pneumonia that put him within the ICU – and that the vaccine saved his life.
“Had I not been vaccinated in any respect, I wouldn’t be right here,” Cavuto mentioned.
The “Your World with Neil Cavuto” host started, “Now we have a whole lot of breaking information proper now, however I’ve a whole lot of explaining to do.” He requested Fox to not reveal that he was hospitalized. “I wasn’t hiding something. I simply felt that it actually wasn’t a narrative… However this did drag on a very long time for me. So that you deserve a proof from me.”
Cavuto had beforehand contracted COVID in October, however mentioned this case was ” a much more critical strand, what they name Covid pneumonia.” He mentioned, “It landed me in intensive are for fairly some time and it actually was touch-and-go. A few of you who’ve wished to place me out of my distress darn close to received what you wished for! So, sorry to disappoint you!”
He dismissed rumors that it was the vaccine that had made him deathly ailing.
“No, the vaccine didn’t trigger this,” he mentioned. “That grassy knoll concept has come up lots that I actually should put it to relaxation. My very compromised immune system did. As a result of I’ve had most cancers and now have A number of Sclerosis, I’m among the many susceptible three p.c of the inhabitants or in order that merely can not maintain the total advantages of a vaccine. In different phrases, (the immunity) doesn’t final.”
Cavuto added, “Docs say had I not been vaccinated in any respect, I wouldn’t be right here. It offered some protection, however that’s nonetheless higher than no protection.”
He concluded that he was not right here to “debate vaccinations for you,” and that it was time to “get again to way more essential issues and tales,” like Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine.