Duran Duran's John Taylor recovering from coronavirus: 'It isn't always a killer'
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Duran Duran bassist John Taylor said he is recovering from the coronavirus after testing positive three weeks ago.

The 59-year-old musician said he was “blessed with getting only a mild case” and said he was sick for about a week with what he described as a “Turbo-charged Flu.” 

“I came out of it feeling okay- although I must admit I didn't mind the quarantine as it gave me the chance to really recover,” Taylor said in an Instagram post. 

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“I am speaking out in answer to the enormous amount of fear being generated by the pandemic, some of it entirely justified, and my heart goes out to everyone who has had to deal with real loss and pain. But I want to let you know that it isn't always a killer, and we can and will beat this thing,” he added. 

Other celebrities have spoken out about experiencing COVID-19 after testing positive, including the singer Pink recently discussing her battle with it. 

Pink revealed Friday she fully recovered from COVID-19 and would be pledging $1 million to relief efforts. 

There are more than 1.2 million confirmed coronavirus cases and more than 70,000 confirmed coronavirus-related deaths globally, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.