The fear generated by this pandemic is justified


John Taylor, bassist of the British band Duran Duran, revealed that he was diagnosed with Covid-19 and gave details of his experience in a message posted online, reports

Taylor said in a Facebook post that he was diagnosed three weeks ago and was in quarantine.

“Maybe I’m a particularly robust 59-year-old guy, I like to think I am, or I was blessed to take a mild Covid-19 shape, but after a week of what I would describe as ‘turbo flu’ , I escaped and I felt good. I have to admit that it didn’t bother me, because I had the chance to really recover, “he wrote.

The musician said that the fear generated by this pandemic is “justified”, but he is confident that “we will overcome”.

“I speak to answer the huge fear of the pandemic, part of it being fully justified, and my heart is with all those who have dealt with real loss and pain. But I want to let you know that he is not always a killer and that we can and will win, ”added Taylor, who added that he is looking forward to returning to the stage.

Established in 1978, Duran Duran is known for songs like “Is There Something I Should Know?”, “Planet Earth”, “Hungry Like the Wolf”, “Rio”, “The Reflex”, “Ordinary World” and “Come Undone ”, which occupied the first places in the charts from 1980 to 1990.

In June, the band was due to play at the Isle of Wight Festival, an edition that was canceled due to the health crisis.

The music community was heavily affected by the coronavirus found at the end of last year in China. Most of this year’s tournaments and festivals have been canceled, and several artists are among the victims – Adam Schlesinger (Fountains of Wayne), country performer Joe Diffie, musicians Alan Merrill (The Arrows, composer of “I Love Rock and Roll”). , Cristina, Ellis Marsalis Jr. and Wallace Roney.

Celebrities who have been infected with Covid-19 include Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, David Bryan (Bon Jovi), Pink and Marianne Faithful.

Photo source: Facebook Duran Duran


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