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COVID-19 has killed a man named Curt Carpenter in Alabama who thought the virus was a hoax, and his family is now pushing people to obtain the vaccine.
Curt Carpenter succumbed to the illness after 51 days in the intensive care unit at Birmingham’s Grandview Medical Center, according to the Montgomery Advertiser.
He was 28 years old.
Curt Carpenter Died From Covid
According to the NYpost, Christy Carpenter, his mother, told the newspaper, “I know that if Curt had survived, he would have made sure everyone knew how serious this disease is, and how important the vaccine is,”
Before he was hospitalized with the virus in March, Christy said her son did not take the threat of the pandemic seriously. Christy said, “Curt thought COVID was a hoax and did not take it seriously until he could not breathe without the oxygen. The same day he was put on the ventilator, he told us, ‘This is not a hoax, this is real,’”
Curt was overweight, but she stated he had no additional health issues that would put him at risk for a significant case of the virus. He died on May 2nd, she stated, “It’s very difficult, especially when it’s a young person who had no health issues,”
“It’s what COVID does to the body. It’s a horrible, horrible, horrible illness.”
She and her daughter have made it their mission to persuade people to be vaccinated, according to her. Christy said, “I know [Curt] would be very passionate about people getting the vaccine,”
“If we can encourage people to get the vaccine, and if we can save just one more life, it’s all worth it. If Curt were here today, he would be doing that. We feel we need to honor his memory and do the same.”