Tears as Bride-to-Be Who Hesitated to Get COVID-19 Vaccine Dies of Deadly Virus, Fiance Speaks
- A woman whose wedding was to happen soon has died of the deadly coronavirus that is ravaging the world
- Samantha Wendell hesitated to get the vaccine after her co-workers convinced her it caused infertility
- The 29-year-old woman's funeral will be conducted at the same church the wedding was to be held
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A 29-year-old woman who was set to walk down the aisle has succumbed to COVID-19.
Samantha Wendell from the US was looking forward to her big day but sadly passed away.
According to CNBC News, when the COVID-19 vaccines came out, some of her co-workers led her to believe that the shots could cause infertility.
Austin Eskew, her fiancé, said that she panicked as they planned on starting a family soon after exchanging vows.
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Wendell decided to hold off their vaccinations, a decision that would prove fatal. So instead of attending her wedding, which was set for August 21, her family is planning her funeral.
Her funeral service will be held at the same church they were to get married.
However, before her six-week battle with the virus, Wendell had changed her mind.
The couple had planned to get vaccinated in July ahead of their honeymoon in Mexico.
Her grieving fiancé said that they were college sweethearts as they met during orientation in their first year and were looking forward to tying the knot.
Speaking to the press, Wendell's cousin said that misinformation had killed her and urged others to learn from her passing.
"If we can save more lives and families’ lives, then this is the gift that she left for us to deliver."
31-year-old Nigerian woman dies four days after walking down the aisle
In other news, what started as a joining of two lovers in marriage has been short-lived after tragedy struck.
A Nigerian lady Ate Joy Veronica has met her end four days after walking down the aisle with her heartthrob Irabor Samuel from Edo state.
The 31-year-old had her traditional wedding on June 25 and court wedding on June 26 but fell ill on June 28.