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Former Bodybuilder Dies From COVID-19 After Rejecting The Vaccine

John Eyers, 42, was described by his twin sister as the "fittest, healthiest person I know."
Former Bodybuilder Dies From COVID-19 After Rejecting The Vaccine
Image from: Twitter/Jenny McCann

"The only pre-existing health condition he had was the belief in his own immortality,” his sister shared in a tweet. That belief was mistaken.

Source: Men's Health

42-year-old John Eyers, a fit and healthy man tested positive for coronavirus a month ago and, last week, passed away in hospital after succumbing to the virus.

The former bodybuilder, who had been climbing in the Welsh mountains before testing positive, had refused the COVID-19 vaccine as he believed he would only suffer a "mild illness" if he were to catch the respiratory virus.

His twin sister Jenny McCann described him as "fittest, healthiest person I know"

"The only pre-existing health condition he had was the belief in his own immortality,” she shared in a Tweet. "He thought if he contracted Covid-19 he would be OK. He thought he would have a mild illness. He didn’t want to put a vaccine in his body."

McCann went on to share that her brother confessed to the doctor how "he wished he had been vaccinated."

McCann wrote a series of tweets last week about her brother's death. Space precludes posting all of them but here are a few.

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