He was reportedly taken to the same room where he died at 11:07 am and died at 11:08 am
A fully vaccinated Michigan couple died on Sunday in addition to COVID-19 after contracting the virus earlier this month, a report said.
Cal Dunham, 59, and his wife, Linda, 66, had pre-existing conditions and were very cautious, Fox17Online reported. But during a recent camping trip he came down with symptoms and a few days later he was admitted to the hospital and put on a ventilator, the report said.
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He did not improve and doctors told the family that he would need to come off life support on Monday. Sarah Dunham told the outlet that the pair “had other plans.”
“It was Sunday and dad was like, ‘You know what? That’s what we’re going to do today,’” she said.
They were allegedly made to move in the same room. The report said that he died at 11:07 am and died at 11:08 am. were holding hands.
The daughter told the police station that her mother would jokingly say that if anything ever happened to her, she would be right behind her husband.
“And she was really, like she was really right there behind him,” she said.
In studies, two-dose COVID-19 vaccines by Pfizer and Moderna were about 95% effective in preventing the disease, while the one-shot Johnson & Johnson shot was 72% effective, although direct comparisons are difficult. So while vaccines are great at protecting us from viruses, it is still possible to become infected with mild or no symptoms, or even become very ill.
Still, health experts say that vaccines provide strong protection against serious disease.