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Bill Maher Tests Positive for COVID-19, 'Real Time' Episode Canceled This Week

Bill Maher Tests Positive for COVID-19, 'Real Time' Episode Canceled This Week

Bill Maher has tested positive for COVID-19 and this week’s planned episode of Real Time with Bill Maher has been cancelled.

The talk show host is vaccinated against the virus and an HBO spokesperson gave an update on Bill‘s health amid the diagnosis.

Click inside for the full statement…

Thankfully, Bill is asymptomatic and feeling fine thanks to the vaccine.

“The Friday, May 14th taping of Real Time with Bill Maher has been cancelled. Bill tested positive during weekly staff PCR testing for COVID. He is fully vaccinated and as a result is asymptomatic and feels fine,” the spokesperson told Deadline. “Real Time production has taken every precaution following COVID CDC guidelines. No other staff or crew members have tested positive at this time. The show will be rescheduled at a later date.”

This week’s episode of Real Time was scheduled to feature astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, World War Z author Max Brooks, and podcast host Dan Carlin.

The CDC just made a big announcement about the COVID-19 vaccine and what vaccinated people are now allowed to do.

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