Al Roker, NBC’s Today Show weatherman, explained why he has been off the air for the past weeks. Sixty-eight-year-old Roker shared that he was hospitalized due to blood clots. Although he is vaccinated and boosted, he tested positive for COVID in September. Roker was an early recipient of the COVID-19 vaccine in January 2021, getting his shot on live TV on the Today Show.
Al Roker says he’s in the hospital after being admitted last week for a blood clot in his leg and a few in his lungs. https://t.co/6KKyNDPlaystation 5R
— NBC News (@NBCNews) November 18, 2022
On social media, Roker thanked his fans for their concern about where he had been, saying, “Last week I was admitted to the hospital with a blood clot in my leg which sent some clots into my lungs. I am so fortunate to be getting terrific care and on the way to recovery. Thanks for all the well wishes and prayers.”
So many of you have been thoughtfully asking where I’ve been. Last week I was admitted to the hospital withblood clot in my leg which sent some clots into my lungs. I am so fortunate to be getting terrific care and on the way to recovery. Thanks for all the well wishes & prayers. pic.twitter.com/p7kylMwST0
— Al Roker (@alroker) November 18, 2022
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