Pink revealed that she and her three-year-old son Jameson were positive for COVID-19.
The 40-year-old singer – whose real name is Alecia Beth Moore – went to Instagram to share a sweet snapshot with her son with a long caption on the diagnosis before criticizing the U.S. government for the lack of tests.
She began by writing, “Two weeks ago, my three-year-old son Jameson and I had symptoms of COVID-19.
Bond: Pink revealed that she and her three-year-old son Jameson were positive for COVID-19
“This disease is serious and real”: the 40-year-old singer went to Instagram to share a sweet snapshot with her son with a long legend on the diagnosis before criticizing the US government for lack of tests
“Fortunately, our primary care doctor had access to tests and I became positive. My family was already at home and we have continued to do so for the past two weeks following our doctor’s instructions. Just a few days ago, we had a new test and luckily we were negative. “
Despite the encouraging news, Pink made sure to use its platform to criticize the US government for the lack of testing for the coronavirus.
She continued, “It is an absolute travesty and a failure of our government not to make the tests more accessible.
Sad: Pink and Jameson seen together in February 2019
Family First: Pink is married to Carey Hart, a 44-year-old off-road motorbike and truck racer, as they also have an eight-year-old daughter named Willow together, as the whole family is seen here at her wedding ceremony. Hollywood Walk Of Fame in February 2019
“This disease is serious and real. People need to know that the disease affects young and old, healthy and unhealthy, the rich and the poor, and we need to make testing free and more widely available to protect our children, families, friends and our communities.
Pink decided to take matters into his own hands by pledging a very generous donation totaling $ 1 million to medical causes centered on COVID-19 with a sweet dedication to his mother Judy Moore who was an emergency nurse.
She wrote: “In an effort to support the health care professionals who fight daily on the front lines, I am donating $ 500,000 to the Temple Emergency Hospital Fund in Philadelphia in honor of my mother, Judy Moore, who worked there for 18 years at the Cardiomyopathy and Heart Transplant Center.
“In addition, I am donating $ 500,000 to the Mayor of Los Angeles’s COVID-19 emergency fund. THANK YOU to all of our healthcare professionals and to those around the world who work so hard to protect our loved ones. You are our heroes! These next two weeks are crucial: stay home. Please. Stay. Home. [heart emoji] “
Good news: she went on to explain that they had been retested a few days ago and that they are now negative because they were seen together in Santa Monica in November
Lots of love: Pink and Jameson seen together at a Monster Energy Supercross VIP event in Anaheim in January
Pink is married to Carey Hart, a 44-year-old off-road motorcycle and truck racer because they also have an eight-year-old daughter, Willow.
The lack of testing in the United States has been a big problem because on Wednesday it was reported that the company that was performing the new rapid coronavirus test that President Donald Trump hired during a press conference at Rose Garden did has not shipped as many products as promised.
Abbott Laboratories, the Illinois-based medical device company, received approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration two weeks ago under the Emergency Use Clearance.
Big heart: Pink (seen with her whole family at the CMA Awards in Nashville in November) decided to take matters into her own hands when she promised a very generous donation totaling $ 1 million for medical causes centered on COVID-19
“In an effort to support health professionals who fight on the front lines every day”: one of her donations was made in honor of her mother, Judy Moore, who was an emergency nurse, since they are together in January 2018.
The manufacturer said it is increasing production to 50,000 nasal swabs – known as ID NOW COVID-19 – per day.
But according to documents obtained by Kaiser Health News, state and local public health labs are receiving only 5,500 tests for coronavirus this week.
Laboratories in the 50 states were expected to receive the same number of tests and devices to run tests on, 100 tests and about 10 or 15 devices.
But spokesperson Darcy Ross told Kaiser Health News that kits have only been sent to 18 states. but did not say whether they were in public or private laboratories.
Abbott Laboratories’ new coronavirus test (photo), which can detect a positive result in just five minutes, started shipping on April 1 with plans to make 50,000 a day
President DiTrump presented the test to journalists at a press conference on Monday and called it “very accurate”
But only 5,500 tests were shipped to state and local labs in just 18 states. Pictured: Trump celebrates new Abbott tests on Monday