Man dies of COVID after refusing vaccine due to concerns over it being tested on animals - The Independent International

ICYMI: “He was a very gentle soul, he was a vegan and didn’t want the Covid vaccine because it was tested on animals.”

3/12/2021 5:06:00 PM

ICYMI: “He was a very gentle soul, he was a vegan and didn’t want the Covid vaccine because it was tested on animals.”

A man from the United Kingdom who refused the Covid-19 vaccination over concerns that it had been tested on animals died earlier this month. Mr Glynn Steel, 54, from Worcestershire, thought he simply had a cold when he was feeling poorly last month. He tested positive for Covid-19 on Oct 27. “He was a very …

A man from the United Kingdom who refused the Covid-19 vaccination over concerns that it had been tested on animals died earlier this month.Mr Glynn Steel, 54, from Worcestershire, thought he simply had a cold when he was feeling poorly last month.He tested positive for Covid-19 on Oct 27.

“He was a very gentle soul, he was a vegan and didn’t want the Covid vaccine because it was tested on animals,”his wife, Emma, is quoted in the Daily Mail as saying.Mr Steel, who had six rescue cats and dogs in his house, was known to be a devoted animal lover.

He had read that Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson, pharmaceutical companies that produce Covid-19 vaccines, normally test their vaccines on animals.Medicines are required by law “to be tested on animals,” according to the Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency. headtopics.com

Kohl's under fresh pressure as Sycamore expresses interest after Acacia made bid

“Regarding the question concerning animal testing in general, by law new medicines are required to be tested on animals before they can advance to phase testing on human volunteers in clinical trials,” the agency’s Customer Service Centre said, in response to a freedom of information request on animal studies performed on Covid-19 vaccines.

Mr Steel ended up spending two weeks in a hospital’s intensive care unit.And toward the end of his life, while he begged the nurses to be jabbed with a Covid-19 vaccine, it was too late.His condition quickly worsened after he was confirmed positive for Covid last month, partly because of his age.

Mr Steel fell unconscious and his wife, who is fully vaccinated and encourages everyone to get the jabs, drove him to the hospital herself, as there were no available ambulances.His last words were, “I have never felt so ill, I wish I’d had the vaccine,” his wife said.

Dozens of Indian turtles die in suspected poisoning

She is heartbroken to be now facing “an empty future alone.”“I’ve been crying myself into a dehydration every night, and letting the tears flow like a river in the morning and waking up in the night crying.

Read more: The Independent »

And that was his choice, any mention on his state of general health?

Bundesliga attendances reduced amid new COVID-19 measuresBERLIN : Bundesliga matches can only have an attendance of up to 50per cent and up to a maximum of 15,000 spectators after the German government on Thursday reintroduced restrictions for sports events amid rising cases of COVID-19 infections.Outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel and her successor Olaf Scholz

Singapore delivers more than 100,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccines to Johor

Singapore delivers more than 100,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to JohorSINGAPORE: Singapore delivered 100,620 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to Johor on Thursday (Dec 2), as Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan reaffirmed Singapore’s continued support for Johor’s efforts in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr Balakrishnan was hosted to lunch by Johor ru Just rembr the early days whn SG were dirt poor and no one step frwd to help...many looked down on us & some even spat at us! Good to be nice & generous but lessons fm the past must be learnt 😅😅😅 leehsienloong VivianBala

Covid-19: India detects its first 2 cases of Omicron variant

China accelerating research into COVID-19 shots targeting Omicron: State mediaBEIJING: China is accelerating research and development of COVID-19 vaccines targeting the Omicron variant, a health official said on Thursday (Dec 2), amid concerns among global scientists that it may spread more quickly than other strains. Mainland China has not detected any Omicron case yet. \u0022

Covid-19: Indonesia tightens travel curbs as it braces for Omicron arrival