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Man died after a COVID denier recorded himself ‘helping’ the man leave against doctor’s pleas

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As anti-vaxx groups nationwide continue to push dangerous theories, some are already reaping the consequences. In their latest deadly advice, the same anti-vaxx groups that pushed at-home COVID-19 remedies including drinking bleach, taking ivermectin, and gargling Betadine have been encouraging members not to go to the hospital.

The conspiracy theory lies in the idea that doctors are preventing anti-vaxxers from getting miracle cures and are killing them intentionally. Well, we can’t say anything about doctors but these anti-vaxx groups are surely increasing deaths. After listening to the advice of these groups and leaving the hospital, a 75-year-old man in Ireland died of COVID-19 Friday.

Elderly patient Joe McCarron was convinced to leave Letterkenny University Hospital (LUH) on Sept. 14 only to be readmitted to the hospital two days later for severe breathing issues. According to The Irish Times, he died Friday without regaining consciousness and was buried Sunday in his hometown of Dungloe.

A video of the incident in which anti-vaxxers campaigned to remove him from the hospital against medical advice went viral 10 days before McCarron’s death, the Irish Mirror reported. In it, doctors can be heard pleading for the elderly patient to stay,........

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