Pous Franciskus se persoonlike dokter sterf as gevolg van koronavirus komplikasies: verslag doen

Pous Franciskus se persoonlike dokter sterf as gevolg van koronavirus komplikasies: verslag doen

Pope Francis’ personal doctor has died from COVID-19 komplikasies, volgens 'n verslag.

Fabrizio Soccorsi, 78, was admitted to Rome’s Gemelli Hospital for a previous health issue on Dec. 26, the Catholic News Agency reported.

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The cause of his death, egter, was coronavirus complications, die uitlaat berig, citing the Vatican’s newspaper L’Osservatore Romano.

It’s unclear when he last had direct contact with the pontiff.

Pope Francis announced on Saturday that he planned to get a COVID-19 shot next week. (AP Photo / Andrew Medichini, lêer)

Pope Francis announced on Saturday that he planned to get a COVID-19 shot next week. (AP Photo / Andrew Medichini, lêer)

Francis had tapped Soccorsi as his personal doctor in 2015.

The pope had announced on Saturday that he planned to get a COVID-19 shot next week as part of a vaccination program at the Vatican.

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I believe that ethically everyone should take the vaccine,” the pope said in an interview with TV station Canale 5. “It is an ethical choice because you are gambling with your health, with your life, but you are also gambling with the lives of others.

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