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Did Raphael Dwamena Die Suddenly From Vaccine SADS?!

Did football star Raphael Dwamena collapse and die suddenly from COVID-19 vaccine SADS?!

Take a look at the viral claims, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : Raphael Dwamena Died Suddenly From Vaccine SADS!

Right after news broke that Raphael Dwamena died suddenly at just 28 years of age, some people immediately suggested that the former LaLiga star and international striker was killed by the COVID-19 vaccine!

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World just watched 28 year old Ghana soccer player Raphael Dwamena collapse & die during a game in Albania.

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No Evidence Raphael Dwamena Died Suddenly From Vaccine SADS!

It’s now tradition for anti-vaccination activists to blame all athlete deaths or illnesses on the COVID-19 vaccine.

Here are the reasons why this is yet another example of FAKE NEWS created and propagated by anti-vaccination activists…

Fact #1 : Raphael Dwamena Apparently Suffered Cardiac Arrest

Raphael Dwamena (born on 12 September 1995) was a Ghanaian professional footballer who won nine caps for Ghana between 2017 and 2018, and played internationally as a striker.

On Saturday, 11 November 2023, Raphael Dwamena was playing in an Albanian Superliga match between FK Egnatia and Partizani, when he suddenly collapsed in the 23rd minute of the first half.

Dwamena was stretchered off the field, but despite attempts to resuscitate him, was pronounced dead on the way to the Kavajë Hospital. He was only 28 years old when he died.

Although an official cause of death was not announced, the media has so far reported that he suffered a sudden cardiac arrest.

Fact #2 : Raphael Dwamena Had History Of Heart Problem

In 2017, Raphael Dwamena was on the verge of signing with Brighton & Hove Albion FC, when he was diagnosed with a ventricular arrhythmia. That led the club to cancel his transfer from FC Zurich.

In 2019, Real Zaragoza terminated his contract while he was on loan from Levante, due to his health problems.

In 2020, Vejle Boldklub also terminated its loan of Raphael Dwamena due to his heart problems. That year, he was finally fitted with an implantable cardiovascular-defibrillator (ICD), which would later save his life at least once. Even though he finally had an ICD implanted, he was also advised to quit professional football.

In 2021, Raphael Dwamena lost his contract with Austrian club FC Blau-Weiss Linz, again due to his heart problems. At that time, he collapsed on the field during a game. Fortunately, his ICD shocked him back to life, but his career in Austria was over.

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Fact #3 : Raphael Dwamena Apparently Removed His ICD

On 14 November 2023, Dr. Antonio Asso told the Spanish outlet, Sport, that Dwamena had his defibrillator removed a year before he collapsed and died suddenly on the field.

He died as a result of a respectable personal decision. But if the defibrillator had not been explanted, Raphael would still be alive.

Dr. Asso was Dwamena’s cardiologist, who convinced him to implant the defibrillator in the first place. He also advised him to quit professional football.

We managed to convince him of the imperative need to implant a defibrillator to at least guarantee his life, at the same time that we advised against practicing professional sports.

A couple of years ago they told me that the defibrillator had saved his life when he had a malignant arrhythmia that had been correctly treated automatically by the device. We had subsequently lost contact. 

From that moment on, I was aware that one day the tragedy that occurred on Saturday on a soccer field in Albania would happen.

Fact #4 : Unknown If Raphael Dwamena Was Vaccinated

Despite claims that Raphael Dwamena was fully-vaccinated, there isn’t any actual evidence that he ever received the COVID-19 vaccine.

It is possible that Raphael Dwamena was unvaccinated against COVID-19, because the COVID-19 vaccine is not mandatory in the United Kingdom. European football clubs never had a COVID-19 vaccine mandate.

In fact, many people who were injured or died suddenly were actually unvaccinated, like Kris Jordan, Aaron Carter, Kirstie Alley, Stephan Bonnar, Shane Macaulay, David Wayne Burleson, and Kaden Clymer.

Until and unless he (or his family) reveals his COVID-19 vaccination status, anyone who tells you that Raphael Dwamena was vaccinated or otherwise, is likely lying to you. None of us know that.

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Fact #5 : Vaccine Side Effects Appear Within Hours / Days

Even if Raphael Dwamena was fully-vaccinated against COVID-19, he would have received his doses more than two years ago!

He cannot possibly have suffered from a vaccine side effect, because they appear within hours or days, not 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 or weeks.

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.

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Young Athletes At High Risk Of Sudden Cardiac Arrest!

Find out why young athletes are at high risk of dying from sudden cardiac arrest, and why it really has nothing to do with COVID-19 vaccines!

 

Young Athletes At High Risk Of Sudden Cardiac Arrest!

While student athletes appears to be the epitome of healthy young people, many are at risk of dying from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA).

In fact, studies show that sudden cardiac arrest is the leading medical cause of death in young athletes.

On average, about 2,000 young people in the United States (less than 24 years old) die from sudden cardiac arrest every year, and many do not have previously-known heart disease.

That does not mean that they do not have a heart disease. It simply means most of them were not screened, and were not aware of any heart disease they might have.

16 year-old Haley Meche, for example, only survived sudden cardiac arrest on the football field because she was earlier diagnosed with a heart condition, and had a defibrillator implanted.

Another student athlete, Josh Tetteh, was also fortunate enough to detect his heart condition through preventive screening, even though he did not have any symptoms. If untreated, it could have led to sudden cardiac arrest.

My whole life was perfect. We had this screening, they found something within my heart that is one of the reasons why athletes die.

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According to Dr. Jonathan Drezner – head of the UW Medical Center for Sports Cardiology, “1 in 300 young persons has a condition at risk for sudden cardiac arrest.

On top of that, Dr. Drezner said that the risk is nearly four times higher in student athletes, and this is a risk that most athletes don’t even know about.

Research shows that up to 80% of kids who suffer sudden cardiac arrest have no symptoms prior.

A majority of high schools in the United States now require student athletes to take a questionnaire and undergo a physical examination, with additional testing and ECG for those at higher risk.

Even so, Dr. Drezner believes that the current selective ECG screening model is not enough, and still leaves “the majority of kids at risk undetected“.

In addition to student athletes, adults are also at risk of dying from sudden cardiac arrest while undertaking strenuous sporting activities. Approximately 356,000 adults suffer from sudden cardiac arrest every year in the United States, 90% of which are fatal.

That’s why many states in the United States enacted laws requiring automated external defibrillators (AED) to be made available in health clubs, gyms, schools, and other public places.

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Why Sudden Cardiac Arrest In Athletes Are Not Caused By Vaccines

In most of the world though, ECG screening for student athletes and adults is virtually non-existent, which has led to many cases of sudden deaths on the field.

These sudden deaths have been weaponised in the past 2+ years by anti-vaccination activists as “evidence” of vaccine injury, which is utter nonsense.

For one thing – sudden cardiac arrest isn’t caused by COVID-19 vaccines. SCA is a medical emergency that has been documented for as long as medical records exist.

And SCA is actually pretty common. 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.

The incidence of SCA also did not increase after the vaccines were introduced, which squashes the claim that vaccines is causing a spike in sudden cardiac arrest deaths.

As this Peterson-KFF chart shows, the incidence of heart disease as well as other causes of death in the United States remained relatively stable during the pandemic. Only deaths from COVID-19 varied significantly during that time.

It is also important to note that many SCA cases have undiagnosed heart conditions that may not produce noticeable symptoms in daily life, but could result in sudden cardiac arrest during strenuous activities.

That’s why many of these cases occur more frequently in athletes during sporting activities, even though they are by most accounts healthier than the general population.

In fact, the rate at which athletes are experiencing sudden death has progressively increased over the years. This chart from the Maron study showed how the number of athletes suffering from sudden death increased at a rate of about 6% per year, from 1980 to 2006.

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Finally, 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.

Several deaths have been confirmed this way by health authorities. So if anyone tells you that an athlete died from the COVID-19 vaccine, ask for the evidence.

 

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