Georgia boy who 'brought joy to everything' dies of Covid amid surge

5-year-old Georgia boy dies of Covid-19 as cases surge nationwide.

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5-year-old Georgia boy dies of Covid-19 as cases surge nationwide.

'He loved everybody. He never met a stranger,' said Wyatt Gibson's godmother. The boy's life was cut short by Covid-19 as cases are rising across the country.

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, although serious complications in children remain very rare.Mitchell and Summey described Wyatt as having been healthy before he became sick with the coronavirus."He was so healthy and happy," Summey said."I mean, he's had the sniffles here and there, but nothing ever. It just got a hold of him, and it just took him. It's crazy."

Summey said the family is heartbroken."I keep saying they're just shells of what were human beings. It's like their soul is gone," she said.Mitchell said in her statement that"all we know is a bright light has left" and that Wyatt has"left rainbows everywhere for us to see."

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Where can I get a Delta variant covid test that is rampant in America? Sounds like everyone has I'd like to be tested... And this little sweet boy is the reason everyone that can get vaccinated should get vaccinated to protect the little ones like him that can’t vaccinated as of yet, it’s selfish as all get out not to get the shot, maybe it might help if you could imagine this being your child 🙏🏿

.mtgreenee laughed at kids dying 2 days ago. This is beyond tragic and sad!!! My deepest condolences for the family and I wish they will find some peace. Fly little angel 'Children younger than two who are given antibiotics are more likely to have a number of ongoing illnesses or conditions later in life...' How long before we're told the down side to these DNA vaccinations? 🤔 Both go into the body.

Oh God. If antivaxxers spread the more potent Delta variant, this makes me worry about my 5 year old nephew & vulnerable children. I'd home-school until the pandemic is officially over. Not worth the risk at all 😥 Exactly what is the level of tragedy that will convince Red-State America to join reality? is it one dead boy? 10? a certain percentage of the population? until iteratively stronger variants of COVID-19 cause more death? I can't wait to find out.

How many did this little cherub encounter who were not vaccinated due to ignorance? DAMN THEM!!!! If the adults would have vaccinated maybe, just, maybe😓 Must have missed all the articles where kids die of flu 💔

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Keep tweeting this every 30 minutes peacock. Blood on your hands. The right doesn't care. he had long hair so republicans probably don't care. Media goons talk about this ad nauseum now. It’s an outlier. Sad but still an outlier!!!

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