Famous food blogger Julie Powell just died, and people are claiming that she died from vaccine-induced sudden death!
Take a look at the viral claims, and find out what the facts really are!
Claim : Julie Powell Died From Vaccine Sudden Death!
Right after news broke that Julie Powell died suddenly, anti-vaccination activists immediately claimed that the famous food writer and blogger died from vaccine-induced sudden death (SADS / VIDS / VDS)!
Here is a selection of social media posts accompanying links or articles on his death:
So many of the people who took the covid vaccine were monstrous wishing death on anyone who did not take it… and then they’ve dropped dead. Julie Powell, the food blogger, who died suddenly, wanted unvaxxed to die! #diedsuddenly #SuddenAdultDeathSyndrome #JuliePowell
Julie Powell, food writer who inspired ‘Julie & Julia,’ dead at 49. So many people dying young from cardiac arrest now then before these deadly Covid vaccines
Julie Powell is dead of cardiac arrest at 49. She once celebrated anti-vaxxers and people refusing to wear masks dying. Another victim of the Covid mRNA vaccine bites the dust.
Truth : Julie Powell Did NOT Die From Vaccine Sudden Death!
It’s now a tradition for anti-vaccination activists to immediately blame all celebrity deaths or illnesses on the COVID-19 vaccine.
This is yet another example of FAKE NEWS created and propagated by anti-vaccination activists, and here are the reasons why, and what we know so far…
Fact #1 : Julie Powell Died From Cardiac Arrest
Julie Powell (born Julia Ann Foster on April 20, 1973) died at 49 years of age on Wednesday, 26 October 2022, at her home in Olivebridge in upstate New York.
Her husband, Eric Powell, confirmed to the New York Times that she died of cardiac arrest caused by a cardiac arrhythmia.
Her brother-in-law, Ethan Powell, told the Los Angeles Times that she had a heart arrhythmia – a heart rhythm problem.
So, let me be clear – Julie Powell’s cause of death was cardiac arrest caused by a cardiac arrhythmia, not the COVID-19 vaccine.
Fact #2 : Julie Powell Was Sick For Quite Some Time
On her social media, Julie Powell shared that she was sick with flu-like symptoms on October 7, after her husband fell sick. She was still sick on October 9, and again on October 23.
On October 25 – the day before she died, she reported in her last tweet that she woke up with Black Hairy Tongue, which is a harmless condition that could be brought about by her rather long illness.
Now, I point all this out because the media and conspiracy theorists believe that her prior illness could have caused her death. Some have also claimed that she died from a COVID-19 infection.
I have to stress – we don’t know that, because we are not her doctor. But it seems unlikely as she had a cardiac arrhythmia that led to a cardiac arrest.
Flu cannot trigger a cardiac arrest, although COVID-19 can cause myocarditis, which could cause the heart to beat irregularly and cause a cardiac arrest.
Fact #3 : Julie Powell Was Fully-Vaccinated + Boosted
Julie Powell was fully-vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19, with her last booster on 24 December 2021. She did not suffer any significant adverse reaction from the vaccine doses.
Anti-vaccination activists are pointing to a May 8, 2021 post, as evidence that she got sick from the vaccine.
This vaccine has me a little noshy but totally not up to actually doing something about it. Also, there are cats.
The thing is – Julie was not saying that she was sick. Noshy meant “feeling snackish”, nosh meaning “to eat a snack”.
In other words, Julie Powell was saying that, after her vaccination, she felt peckish, and wanted to snack on something, but was just too lazy to do anything about it.
Fact #4 : Vaccine Side Effects Appear Within Hours / Days
Julie Powell was fully-vaccinated and boosted more than 10 months ago. She cannot possibly have died from a vaccine side effect, because they appear within hours or days, not many months later.
Mild side effects like injection site pain, fever, muscle ache, headache, lethargy develop within minutes to hours of the vaccination.
Anaphylaxis develops within minutes, while other severe adverse reactions like myocarditis and VITT develop within days.
The spike proteins produced by the COVID-19 vaccines also do not stick around for months. If these spike proteins are permanent (as antivaxxers claim), we would have lifelong immunity.
Your own immune system will identify the spike proteins as foreign, and destroy them within a matter of days, although some may last for up to a few weeks. This is part of how vaccines teach your immune system to identify the enemy and destroy it.
Read more : Do mRNA Vaccines Cause Invasion of Killer Lymphocytes?!
Fact #5 : COVID-19 Vaccines Cannot Prevent Other Causes Of Death
COVID-19 vaccines are designed to protect us against severe illness and death from COVID-19, by teaching our own immune system how to create antibodies against the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
They, however, cannot protect us against other causes of death, whether it’s a heart attack, cardiac arrest or even other viruses. Hence, fully-vaccinated people can and will die from other causes of death.
It is therefore ludicrous for anti-vaccination activists to blame all deaths of fully-vaccinated people on the vaccine. Did they really expect the COVID-19 vaccine to be an elixir of immortality? Please grow up.
Fact #6 : Cardiac Arrest Is A Common Cause Of Sudden Death
Anti-vaccination activists falsely claim that young people do not suddenly die from cardiac arrest.
The truth is – people have been dying from cardiac arrest since time immemorial, long before any vaccine was invented.
The United States alone records over half a million cases of sudden cardiac arrest cases every year – an incidence of about 130 per 100,000 individuals per year.
Many people have undiagnosed heart conditions that may not produce noticeable symptoms in daily life, but could result in sudden cardiac arrest at any time.
In Julie Powell’s case, she had cardiac arrhythmia, which predisposes to a sudden cardiac arrest.
Read more : Young Athletes At High Risk Of Sudden Cardiac Arrest!
Fact #7 : Deaths / Injuries From COVID-19 Vaccines Can Be Proven
Despite anti-vaccination activists chalking up celebrity deaths to the vaccine; death or injury from rare vaccine adverse effects like anaphylaxis, myocarditis and VITT can be proven.
Anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction) from Pfizer or Moderna mRNA vaccines happens within minutes. That’s why people are asked to wait for 15-30 minutes after getting the vaccine. People who get an anaphylactic shock will require an epinephrine shot to quickly relieve it.
Vaccine-induced myocarditis has distinct histopathology findings that are different from typical myocarditis, so a pathologist will be able to determine if the myocarditis was caused by the vaccines or otherwise.
Vaccine-induced Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia (VITT) is very specific to the AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson vaccines. It is also easily differentiated by its unique combination of blood clots in large veins of the brains, abdomen and lungs, together with low platelet counts leading to bleeding tendencies.
Fact #6 : Claims Of Celebrities Dying From COVID-19 Vaccine Proven False
This is yet another example of anti-vaccination activists abusing celebrity deaths / injuries to create and propagate FAKE NEWS about the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines.
So far, claims of celebrity deaths / injuries due to the COVID-19 vaccine have been proven false at every instance. Here is the latest dozen of other false celebrity claims!
- Katy Perry : Why Did Her Eye Glitch On Stage?!
- Leslie Jordan : Cause of Death Pending Autopsy!
- Robbie Coltrane Did Not Die Of Vaccine Sudden Death!
- Cynthia Lai Did NOT Die From Vaccine Sudden Death!
- Ferret Baudoin : Cause of Sudden Death NOT Vaccine!
- Mikaben : Vaccine NOT Cause of Sudden Death!
- Doug Brignole : Vaccine Sudden Death Hoax Victim!
- Coolio’s Son Reveals His Dad’s Cause of Death!
- Robert Cormier : Cause of Death NOT Vaccine SADS!
- Sara Lee : New Victim Of Vaccine Sudden Death Claim!
- Gwen Casten : Cause of sudden death NOT vaccine!
- Kim Jung Gi Died Of Heart Attack, Not SADS!
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- Robbie Coltrane : True Cause of Death Confirmed!
- Cynthia Lai Did NOT Die From Vaccine Sudden Death!
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This article is filled with so many lies and disinformation in an attempt to ensure no one dares questions the vaccine. Sorry but the truth is out. The vaccine can cause heart arrhythmias leading to cardiac arrest. No one can say for sure that the vaccine caused her death as this writer attempts to do but one thing we know for sure. This woman openly on Twitter wished death to people who didn’t want to take an experimental vaccine. She and others like her felt morally superior to others who just wanted the right to make their own choices about their health.That is disgusting and if I was a terrible person I would say karma can be cruel. I’m not so I will just say her untimely death is sad and I wish her family the best.
Your reply is filled with so many lies and disinformation, I have to ask – did your parents / priest / pastor not teach you that it’s wrong / a sin to lie?
If the vaccine causes myocarditis, the autopsy would be able to determine that. She did not have myocarditis. She had a preexisting heart arrhythmia, so why do you need to lie about that?
In addition, Julie Powell never wished death on people who refused to get the vaccine. She only stated that COVID-19 was killing the unvaccinated – a statement of fact. Why do you need to lie about that?
You are a disgusting human being. It’s truly a shame your parents didn’t teach you any better.
She was a bigot that literally died of the very vaccine she wished others would die for not getting. Karma at its best right here.
And you would be a liar who falsely claimed that she died from the vaccine when she did not.
On top of that, you would be a liar again for accusing her of wishing death unto the unvaccinated. What she really said was that COVID-19 was killing the unvaccinated.
But hey – lying is a typical trait of an anti-vaxxer, so it’s not surprising to me. Just disappointed your parents didn’t teach you any better.
I don’t believe anyone knows the long term side effects of the vaccine. How do you know what the spike proteins do over time? If you have research of safety information on it I am sure many people would love to see it.
You don’t appear to understand that the spike protein is derived from the SARS-CoV-2 virus itself.
If the spike proteins themselves can cause harm, the coronavirus will certainly cause far more damage than the vaccines because they are not only far more numerous, they can actually multiply.
Think about it, and please read up more on virology since you are so interested.