Host Neil Cavuto. Roy Rochlin/Getty Images
Since 1996, Neil Cavuto has been a part of Fox News.
He has had to fight multiple sclerosis, cancer, heart disease, and other illnesses.
Fox News requires that employees are vaccinated and undergo daily testing for COVID-19.
Fox News host Neil Cavuto stated Tuesday that he was vaccinated and saved his life. This statement came along with the announcement that he had been tested positive for COVID-19.
Cavuto, who is a 25-year veteran of the network, stated that he was somewhat shocked by the news and that doctors have told him that he is lucky. His employer released a statement. This would have been far worse if I hadn't been vaccinated and given all my medical problems.
Fox News requires that all employees working on-site must be vaccinated against COVID-19 and undergo daily testing.
Cavuto, a cancer survivor and has multiple sclerosis. Cavuto said that his experience should be an inspiration to others to get vaccinated.
He said, "I survived this because I did." I hope everyone hears that message. Get vaccinated for your own health and that of everyone you know.
According to a memo from Fox, more than 90% Fox employees had been vaccinated by mid September, despite Fox regularly attacking vaccine mandates and prime-time hosts making false claims about vaccines. Fox News CEO Suzanne Scott has said that Tucker Carlson and other hosts have used anti-vaccination rhetoric. She also stated that Scott celebrates "diverse thinking."
However, the Biden administration has expressed praise for the company's policy to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and expressed hope that other countries will follow its lead.
"We are pleased they have stepped forward to protect their workforce, strengthen the economy," a spokesperson for the White House told CNN last month. "We encourage them to convey to their audience that such practices will protect their workers, their communities and the economy."
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