A musician who refused vaccinations from coronavirus died because he thought he wouldn’t get it from doing too much exercise
31 before 2021 19:14 GMT
The musician was skeptical about vaccines against the virus and believed that he could not get sick because he eats healthily and exercises five times a week.
British musician Marcus Birx, who hated vaccines, died of Covid-19, Tells local media. The 40-year-old, who confirmed he would not contract the infection because he had been exercising a lot, died on August 27 in the intensive care unit at Royal Stoke University Hospital in Staffordshire.
His wife, Liz Burks, called him “the most amazing, special, caring, loving, loyal, selfless, and proud man” in a heartbreaking Facebook post. He wrote, “All I wanted to do was help as many people as possible, and that in itself showed the purity of heart and soul that I had.” pregnant woman.
“The pain I feel writing this is unbearable, my heart is uprooted, my soul and my world are completely shattered. He and how he could have been the best father a son could wish for,” said Liz.
Marcus Birx was a member of the a cappella group with his wife. The pair toured with the band, appeared on the first season of the TV show, Bad Lads Army, and won Best Recruiter.
The musician was skeptical about being vaccinated against COVID-19 and thought he couldn’t get sick because he eats healthily and exercises five times a week. “in a way I ignored it and postponed it“admitted to BBC Birx himself.
But after he contracted the coronavirus earlier in the month, his symptoms gradually worsened and he was eventually hospitalized, with breathing difficulties.
In an interview from his hospital bed on August 11, he said his condition came as a shock to himself as he rarely gets sick. Marcus also urged other skeptics to get vaccinated.
“If you’re not sick, you don’t think you’ll get sick, so you listen to things [antivacunas]”Explanation of the medium”.When you feel like you can’t breathe enough, it’s the scariest feeling in the world. I was a little clueless about it and put it off. The first thing I will say to my whole family is to get vaccinated and everyone I see.”