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Dad of 5 Dies After Rejecting COVID 19 Vaccine

Dad of 5 Dies After Rejecting COVID 19 Vaccine

Dad of 5 Dies After Rejecting COVID 19 Vaccine

  • A Michigan man has died from COVID complications after rejecting the vaccine

  • The father of five decided with his wife to not receive the COVID 19 vaccine

  • Although the couple did their best to stay free of the virus, they eventually contracted it

A father of five has died in Michigan after suffering complications from COVID-19.

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The man’s death comes only weeks after deciding with his wife not to receive COVID 19 vaccine.

Antwone Rivers, 39 contracted COVID 19 in April and began to see his health deteriorate despite having no underlying conditions.

Antwone Rivers

Rivers was placed on a ventilator but his health worsened and his organs began to fall till he died in May.

According to his wife Hollie, the death was particularly painful because she and her husband had multiple opportunities to receive the vaccine.

Rivers was the father of 5 children that were between the ages of 1 to 15 and he was described as a loving father by his family.

Read also: President Buhari Receives 2nd Dose of COVID Vaccine

Meanwhile, Nigeria has begun its second phase of COVID 19 vaccination across the country.

According to reports by the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) Director the 12 weeks waiting period between the first and second dose of the vaccine has been elapsed.

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