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Iraq War Veteran & Emergency Medicine doctor interested in public health crises. I make informative threads #SoulsLostToCovid & #TheySurvivedCovid

10 Jun, 45 tweets

🧵 As coronavirus continues to kill thousands per day, it's important to humanize their deaths. This thread is dedicated to the countless young people worldwide lost to COVID. By telling their stories we'll ensure that their memories live on #SoulsLostToCovid💔

Each thread will memorialize 40 people under the age of 50 from different countries. I'll periodically add to the thread. Assume all people were unvaccinated unless stated otherwise. My hope is to contribute to a worldwide database for those killed by COVID.

There are over 193 countries and countless stories to be told - ex Russia, China, India, Uganda, Nigeria etc. If you know of a young person that has died from COVID, then please add them in the comments or tag me. Let's ensure their memories live on. Thank you 🙏🏽

38 y.o. Graziela Carvalho, ex-miss Poços de Caldas from Brazil died from COVID. Aside from modeling, she was a journalist and worked in digital advertising & marketing. She is survived by her fiancé 🇧🇷 #SoulsLostToCovid💔 1/40 br.noticias.yahoo.com/ex-miss-grazie…

29 y.o. German-Vietnamese rapper & reality star Brittanya Karma (Nguyen Tran Phuong Linh) from Hamburg, Germany died after a 3 wk battle w/COVID. “Corona should be taken more seriously," she said before her death 🇩🇪 #SoulsLostToCovidBroken💔 2/40 thesun.ie/news/6227750/y…

37 y.o. Jenny Lorena Loaiza from Itagüí, Colombia moved to Spain w/ her 15 yo son & husband for a better life. She took care of the elderly by cleaning houses until her permit expired. All 3 became sick w/COVID. Jenny died 🇪🇸#SoulsLostToCovid💔 3/40 infobae.com/america/colomb…

🇮🇳 Mr. India bodybuilder Jagdish Lad, 34, died from COVID. He lived in Navi Mumbai where he managed a local gym. Lad won silver in the World Championship & gold in the Mr. India competition. He is survived by his wife & daughter #SoulsLostToCovid💔 4/40
thebridge.in/bodybuilding/m…

🇨🇱 30 y.o. Chilean cyclist Cristopher Mansilla died from COVID. When he arrived at the hospital in Puerto Natales his oxygen saturation was only 25%. In 2012 he won gold at the Pan-American Championship in Mar del Plata. #SoulsLostToCovid💔 5/40
infobae.com/america/americ…

🇦🇷 27 y.o. Guillermo Javier Migliorini Izurieta from Mar del Plata, Argentina died from COVID despite receiving one dose of the Sinopharm? vaccine. The teacher posted frustrations about unventilated classrooms & selfishness of ppl. #SoulsLostToCovid💔 6/40
lavoz.com.ar/ciudadanos/un-…

🇺🇸 28 y.o. Dr. Adeline Fagan, an obstetrics/gynecology resident in Houston, Texas died from COVID. "She wore the same N95 mask for weeks and weeks, if not months and months," said mom. #SoulsLostToCovid💔 7/40 theguardian.com/us-news/2020/o…

🇲🇽 29 y.o. Dr. Jorge Alejandro, a surgery resident in Ecatepec, Mexico died from COVID after being forced to work in the emergency room when he was already ill. He went to the hospital 3 times, before dying from lack of oxygen. #SoulsLostToCovid💔 8/40 elpais.com/mexico/socieda…

🇧🇷 14 y.o. Brazilian swimmer Mariana Franklin Ferreira Silva died from COVID. She developed a sore throat, then returned to the hospital 4 days later with difficulty breathing. She died two days later, Dec 19. #SoulsLostToCovid💔 9/40 swimswam.com/nadadora-brasi…

🇭🇳 Dr. Pablo Enrique Ulloa Cáceres from Honduras died from COVID after working on the front line for 8 months.
 "He died taking care of imbeciles" said his brother, while people ignored the pandemic & partied on the beaches. #SoulsLostToCovid💔 10/40 marca.com/tiramillas/act…

🇺🇸 22 y.o. Nyla Moore, stay-at-home mom from Chicago, dreamed of becoming a teacher. She leaves a 2 y.o. son. “I screamed so loud. I just lost it," said mom, "her baby is too young to know, but..his spunk has left a little bit." #SoulsLostToCovid💔 11/40
abcnews.go.com/US/22-year-chi…

🇩🇪 In Butterstadt, Germany a young man lost his pregnant 27 y.o. wife to COVID; their child born premature. Employees at his landscaping company Odenwäller came together and donated 180 vacation days & his employer added 90 more. #SoulsLostToCovid💔 12/40 stern.de/familie/leben/…

🇺🇦 33 yo Dmitriy Stuzhuk, a Ukrainian fitness influencer who thought Covid didn't exist died from COVID. “I want to share how I got sick & strongly warn everyone. I was one who thought that Covid does not exist, until I got sick” #SoulsLostToCovid💔 13/40 thesun.co.uk/news/12954262/…

🇦🇷 34 y.o. nurse María Castellón from Buenos Aires, Argentina died from COVID, despite receiving two doses of the Sputnik V vaccine. Of note, last year she contracted COVID, but overcame it without major problems. #SoulsLostToCovid💔 14/40
es-us.noticias.yahoo.com/enfermera-ten%…

🇦🇷33 y.o. Noelia Mercado, nursing student at the local Red Cross, from Río Cuarto, Argentina died from COVID on 6/5/2021. She posted to FB from her hospital bed, "Here they let me die like a dog, alone." She leaves an 11 y.o. son. #SoulsLostToCovid 15/40 infobae.com/sociedad/2021/…

🇦🇷Daniel Villalba & Leila Stratoni from Lanús, Argentina were together for 13 yrs before Daniel fell ill to COVID & passed away on 5/24/2021. He worked as a warehouse supervisor in a laboratory, but was not offered vaccination. He was 43. #SoulsLostToCovid infobae.com/sociedad/2021/…

🇧🇷34 y.o. Dr. Nilton Barreto dos Santos from Sao Paulo, Brazil died while investigating the impact of COVID on the central nervous system. His wife Sâmia said he was assassinated by a genocidal government. He was not offered a vaccine #SoulsLostToCovid bbc.com/mundo/noticias…

🇲🇽30 y.o. Stephania Gómez, Exatlón MX high-performance athlete participant from Chiapas, Mexico died from COVID on 6/1/2021. She was a biologist, practiced crossfit and placed third in the Jiu Jitsu world championship in 2018. #SoulsLostToCovid 18/40 aztecaamerica.com/2021/06/03/exa…

🇺🇾 34 y.o. Carla Parra, a nurse from Bella Unión, Uruguay died from COVID. Her colleagues honored her with applause & sirens when the funeral procession passed in front of the Bella Unión Hospital. #SoulsLostToCovid 1/2 subrayado.com.uy/fallecio-una-e…

🇺🇾 34 y.o. Carla Parra, a nurse from Bella Unión, Uruguay died from COVID. Her colleagues honored her with applause & sirens when the funeral procession passed in front of the Bella Unión Hospital. #SoulsLostToCovid 2/2 📽️@TelemundoUY

🇺🇸 27 y.o. Michael Ojo, former @FSUHoops center died from COVID on 9/27/2020. He was playing overseas in Serbia when he contracted the virus. He tried to bounce back, but was still short of breath, then collapsed & died during practice #SoulsLostToCovid eurohoops.net/en/euroleague/

🇦🇷 31 y.o. Agustina Fontenla from Rio Negro, Argentina died from COVID. In her last year of law school, she found her joy in cooking, eventually becoming a participant on the pastry reality show "Bake Off Argentina." #SoulsLostToCovid 21/40 catrielonline.com/contenido/1411…

🇦🇷 30 y.o. Jonatan González from Buenos Aires, Argentina worked in a medical clinic and was supposed to get vaccinated, but due to close contact was on isolation. He later contracted COVID, suffered several heart attacks & died. #SoulsLostToCovid 22/40 minutouno.com/sociedad/covid…

🇧🇷 34 y.o. Vinicius Pin, former Mister Espírito Santo (state in Brazil) in 2013 from Greater Vitória, Brazil died from COVID. He suffered a cardiac arrest while waiting for an ICU bed. #SoulsLostToCovid 23/40 br.noticias.yahoo.com/modelo-viniciu…

🇨🇺 Dr. Ronald Willian Guillen Hodge from Guantánamo, Cuba died from COVID on 6/17/21 in Tanzania, while providing medical support. The neurosurgeon also previously served in Belize. #SoulsLostToCovid 24/40
diariodecuba.com/cuba/162409630…

🇨🇦 22 y.o. Lou Couture from Saint-Jérôme, Canada was discovered lifeless in his bed by his roommate, following a week of fevers. The improvisation star known for humor and quick-wittedness will be greatly missed. #SoulsLostToCovid 25/40 journallenord.com/le-coroner-enq…

🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 19 y.o. Cameron Wellington from Walsall, England contracted COVID after his father tested positive. The teenage wrestler tried to persuade his mom he was fine but died a week later. #SoulsLostToCovid 26/40 mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/w…

🇮🇹 45 y.o. Salvatore Solimeno from Pompeii, Italy was a bodybuilding champion, nutritionist, fitness instructor & owner of a very popular gym. He had two degrees & led several athletes to victory as a coach. #SoulsLostToCovid unionesarda.it/en/articolo/ne…

🇻🇪 36 y.o. Verónica García Fuentes from Táchira, Venezuela contracted COVID then spread it to her entire family: José Antonio Gómez, 33, & three children, Nicol, 17, Jhoneider & Jhoneiker. The entire family of 5 died from COVID. #SoulsLostToCovid infobae.com/america/colomb…

🇧🇷 22 y.o. Gustavo Lima Ferreira, recent law graduate, from Rio Branco, Brazil became ill during the collapse of the health system so his parents placed him in a private hospital. Now his family is R$ 219 thousand in debt after his death. #SoulsLostToCovid g1.globo.com/ac/acre/notici…

🇺🇸 44 y.o. Dr. Ryan Salahi from San Diego, CA died from COVID. An enthusiastic aviator, he participated in hospital flyovers. After he died, he was honored with a Missing Man formation. #SoulsLostToCovid 30/40 sgu.edu/news-and-event…

🇺🇸 37 y.o. Paul F. Jewett, real estate agent & Navy vet from Hamilton, OH died from COVID on 4/17/21. For friends, the 6-foot-2 Jewett “wasn’t a rock, he was a mountain to everyone.” His wife Christina recently gave birth to their 5th son #SoulsLostToCovid journal-news.com/news/he-was-th…

🇳🇦In #Namibia, 3 State House workers have died from COVID in the last month, after 8 tested positive for the virus. These deaths include the State House’s Deputy Director for the Division of Household Services, Hilde Petrus-Sakala, 51. #SoulsLostToCovid republikein.com.na/nuus/drie-in-s…

🇿🇦Two sisters Bridget (19) and Samantha Stander (27) who attended Stellenbosch University in #SouthAfrica died from COVID less than a week apart. Samantha shared her ventilator with Bridget in the hospital b/c there was only 1 available #SoulsLostToCovid capetownetc.com/news/stellenbo…

🇬🇧 Two brothers Isi (38) & Olume Ivowi (46) from Luton, #UnitedKingdom died from COVID. After Olume died within hours of admission, family tried to come up with a plan to tell Isi, who has Down’s syndrome, but he died within a week too #SoulsLostToCovid theguardian.com/world/2020/may…

🇺🇸 29 y.o. Cassandra Martinez from San Diego, California had two heart attacks from myocarditis due to COVID & died. She recently landed a new job on her way to becoming a dental hygienist, and her boyfriend was planning to propose. #SoulsLostToCovid pbs.org/newshour/show/…

🇰🇪 38 y.o. Dr. Adisa Lugaliki, mother of twins and obstetrician-gynecologist at Nairobi South Hospital worked to improve women’s access to reproductive health care in #Kenya. She was the country's first doctor to die from COVID. #SoulsLostToCovid standardmedia.co.ke/entertainment/…

🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 23 y.o. John Alagos, nurse at Watford General Hospital, #England collapsed at his home following a 12-hour shift. His mom found him unconscious and “turning blue” in his bed. #SoulsLostToCovid 37/40 express.co.uk/news/uk/126520…

🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 37 y.o. identical twin sisters Katy and Emma Davis from Southampton, #England died from COVID. "Ever since they were young...they'd pretend they were doctors and nurses caring for their dolls." Both became nurses. #SoulsLostToCovid 38/40 bbc.com/news/uk-englan…

🇧🇷 27 y.o. Elionai Bôscoli Santos from Curitiba, #Brazil. Friends posted tributes: “Today COVID took another friend. A person who had a lifetime to live. But the disease does not [discriminate against] age, race, color or religion." #SoulsLostToCovid bandab.com.br/geral/amigos-e…

🇧🇴 25 y.o. football star Deibert Frans Roman Guzmán from Beni, #Bolivia died from COVID. His father Belizario Roman, the former president of the club & uncle also died. The footballing trio lived in the same house with family. #SoulsLostToCovid 40/40 thesun.ie/sport/football…

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