Unvaccinated Filippo Pozzato calls himself an 'idiot' after being hospitalised with Covid-19

The 40-year-old Italian is suffering from severe pneumonia and wishes he got vaccinated sooner

Filippo Pozzato Covid-19
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Former Italian professional Filippo Pozzato has been hospitalised with severe pneumonia, after he contracted Covid-19 a couple of weeks ago. The 40-year-old is also unvaccinated against the disease, and has called himself an "idiot" for waiting so long to receive his first dose.

Pozzato has urged others not to make the same mistake that he has, and also explained why it has taken him so long to get vaccinated. 

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