Tragedy as mum dies after delaying Covid jab due to nerves and being ‘too busy’

A 25-year-old mum has died from covid after delaying her vaccine due to nerves and being "too busy" bringing up her young family.

Mum-of-three Danni Coombs died in hospital just days before she was due to turn 26 after she most likely caught coronavirus from her fiance Adam.

Adam, an electrician, has now had to give up work to care for his three children in the aftermath of Danni's death.

She now leaves behind a son, aged two, who has autism and ADHD, and two little girls, aged four and seven.

Her devastated family have spoken about how Danni "kept putting off" getting vaccinated because she was "busy with other things".

Danni became seriously ill with coronavirus after her oxygen levels plummeted and she was put on a ventilator.

She contracted sepsis while in Milton Keynes Hospital and died on July 15.

Her aunt, Kelly Coombs, said that Danni may have been saved if she had taken her Covid jab.

"Like many people, she kept putting it off because she was busy with other things," Kelly said.

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"She was also slightly nervous about it, but her mum and Adam had even arranged to take her there. Before they had a chance, she caught Covid and it was too late."

The family lived in a two-bed property in Milton Keynes after Danni and Adam gave up their bedroom to the children, meaning the couple had to sleep in the living room.

Kelly's advice now is for other young people to get the Covid jab to avoid falling to a similar fate as Danni.

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She said: "The message Danni would want to get across, loud and clear, is that people should not delay getting their Covid vaccinations like she did.

"If Danni had been vaccinated, she probably may have still caught Covid. But she would not have got it so badly that it cost her life."

Kelly is fundraising to support Adam and the children during this difficult period.

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She wrote on a GoFundMe page: "I do not know of a more deserving family and I desperately want to give them a fighting chance to be able to deal with all the difficulties ahead.

"Please donate whatever you can for this devastated family to give them some comfort in the knowledge they'll have some financial security. And maybe eventually a break away for them."

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