Founder of conservative Christian Daystar Television Network dies after contracting COVID
DALLAS (AP) – Marcus Lamb, CEO and founder of the conservative Christian Daystar Television Network which spoke openly against COVID-19 vaccines, has died aged 64 after contracting the virus.
Daystar confirmed his death on Tuesday.
Lamb’s relatives have spoken over the past month about his battle with the virus. His wife, Joni, said he suffered from diabetes and was hospitalized after his oxygen levels dropped.
Lamb and Daystar, who is based in Bedford, Texas in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, have promoted views against COVID-19 vaccines and restrictions to stop the spread of the disease.
The network’s programs have featured vaccine skeptics and healthcare professionals promoting alternative treatments to COVID-19.