“Well, I’ve got the virus but I’m getting over it,” he said from his home in the UK.
O’Brien, of course, was referencing coronavirus, though he quickly added that he hasn’t been tested, “because you can’t get tested here, unless you’re elderly.” However, the 51-year-old musician said he has been sick for 10 days with flu-like symptoms, and recently lost his sense of smell and taste.
Get well soon, Ed! We were loving the new jams he was kicking out and had hoped to see more where that came from, so glad to hear he’s taking care to not spread the virus around.
Read more here.
UPDATE: Ed also officially released a statement today. Read it below.
Sending love and strength EDX pic.twitter.com/tCAyzqMwkB
— Ed O'Brien (@EOBOfficial) March 23, 2020