Young Covid patients ‘begging for jabs on their deathbeds’ claims doctor
Young unjabbed Covid patients are begging for vaccines on their deathbeds when it's already too late to save them, a doctor in the United States has revealed.
Birmingham, Alabama doctor Brytney Cobia posted a heartfelt message on Facebook about COVID patients who had previously refused the vaccine – and die of the virus soon later.
Dr Cobia wrote: "I'm admitting young healthy people to the hospital with very serious Covid infections.
"One of the last things they do before they're intubated is beg me for the vaccine.
"I hold their hand and tell them that I'm sorry, but it's too late."
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Dr Brytney added she urges the grieving families to get vaccinated to honour their lost loved one.
She said: "They cry. And they tell me they didn't know. They thought it was a hoax. They thought it was political.
"They thought because they had a certain blood type or a certain skin color they wouldn't get as sick. They thought it was 'just the flu'. But they were wrong.
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"And they wish they could go back. But they can't. So they thank me and they go get the vaccine."
In an interview with AL.com Dr Cobia yesterday said her emotional connection to patients is being tested by many people's dangerous reluctance to get jabbed.
She said: "You kind of go into it thinking, 'Okay, I’m not going to feel bad for this person, because they make their own choice'.
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"But then you actually see them, you see them face to face, and it really changes your whole perspective, because they’re still just a person that thinks that they made the best decision that they could with the information that they have, and all the misinformation that’s out there.
"I just see a person that’s really suffering, and that is so regretful for the choice that they made."
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Doctors say medication to treat or cure patients with serious Covid cases is much less effective than vaccines which prevent it altogether.
For that reason, people who end up in the ICU with coronavirus have a tragically high chance of dying with the illness.
A Missouri hospital boss told The Atlantic last week: "I don’t think people get that once you become sick enough to be hospitalized with Covid, the medications and treatments that we have are, quite frankly, not very good."
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Dr Brytney said she prays that one preventable Covid death could warn families to get vaccinated – and hopefully prevent many more.
She wrote on Facebook: "I go back to my office, write their death note, and say a small prayer that this loss will save more lives.
"It's not too late, but someday it might be."
Dr Brytney's message is reaching far and wide, with almost 10k shares on her original Facebook post and nearly 500k shares of yesterday's AL interview.
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