Michael S. Schwartz / Getty ImagesComedian Joe Rogan performs during his appearance at The Ice House Comedy Club on March 15, 2019 in Pasadena, California. (Michael S. Schwartz / Getty Images)
White House communications director Kate Bedingfield said Americans shouldn’t be taking medical advice from popular podcast host Joe Rogan, who suggested young, healthy people don’t need to get the coronavirus vaccination.
“I guess my first question would be, did Joe Rogan become a medical doctor while we weren’t looking?” Bedingfield said on CNN’s “New Day” Wednesday.
“I’m not sure that taking scientific and medical advice from Joe Rogan is perhaps the most productive way for people to get their information.”
She added that people who hear that kind of message may question the vaccine.
“The fastest way to get [back to normal] is for more people to get vaccinated. If you get the vaccine, you can start to get