Singer Hana Horka, 57, a member of a Czech folk band, has died after exposing herself to the disease that her son and husband, who had been vaccinated with, contracted around Christmas.
The woman believed describe it The son told the BBC that his immune system would be enough to stop the disease and when he contracted it he wanted a certificate of recovery that would open the door to a social life. In the Czech Republic, proof of recent vaccination or infection with the virus is required to access many social and cultural venues, including cinemas, bars and cafes.
Two days before her death, Hana Houraka he wrote On social media, who was recovering: “Now, there will be a theater, a sauna, a theater, a concert and a sauna,” she announced that she was satisfied with how she was feeling. So much so that, on a Sunday morning, without any visible symptoms, he got dressed to go for a walk. Until she started to feel pain in her back that forced her to lie down. “In about 10 minutes it was all over,” recalls the son, who hopes more people will choose to vaccinate with his mother’s example. “Realistic examples are more powerful than just graphs and numbers. You can’t really empathize with numbers.”
Although Hana did not get vaccinated, her son Jan Ric made it clear that the mother did not agree to any vaccination. Conspiracy theory He was not even against vaccination. Her philosophy was that she was more comfortable with the idea of contracting the virus than being vaccinated. This is not what we would have been chip Or something.” Even because, apparently, the woman was healthy and had no comorbidities.
The Czech Republic, where only about 63% of the population has been vaccinated with the two doses (below the European average), reported a record number of Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, at 28,469. The number of deaths decreased: after 140 deaths were recorded on December 4, which is Highest number since March 2021, deaths last week were less than 30 per day.
The government even considered vaccination mandatory for some sectors of society, which Thousands took to the streets of Prague And not only. This Wednesday, CEO Petr Fiala announced that he is canceling those plans.
Here has been the Sawt movement of one of the oldest folk bands in the country since 1985. The band assonance Founded in 1976, with influences from folk and country. But he eventually switched to Irish and Scottish folk music. With the band, Hana released several albums. the last, return of the kingIt hit shelves in 2019.
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