Woman, 90, dies from coronavirus in Belgium after refusing a ventilator and telling doctors: ‘I had a good life, keep this for the younger, see reactions from Reddit Users.
90 year old Suzanne Hoylaerts refused ventilator to battle covid-19 saying she had already lived a beautiful life and it should be saved for the young ones who need it most. We should all remember her heroic act. Rest in peace Suzanne.
She has shown the true meaning of love, Suzanne Hoylaerts who died on Saturday after refusing a respirator giving to her by her doctor, has she was affected by the Covid-19 virus, this kept both the doctors and people around her wondering why she would reject it at this point in her life when she needed it most.
Suzanne Hoylaerts, 90, was hospitalised after suffering respiratory issue.
Suzanne Hoylaerts (pictured) from Binkom, near Lubbeek, was hospitalised on March 20 when her condition rapidly deteriorated after contracting COVID-19.
Judith who was her daughter, took her to a doctor when she saw her mother losing appetite and feeling short of breath.
According to Judith” she had pneumonia and was hospitalised last year, she told laatst
When they got to the hospital, the doctor said her oxygen saturation was too low.
Shortly after, she was tested posted for Covid-19. Which made her to be isolated by the doctors, refusing her daughter from seeing her.
She selflessly refused a ventilator and died from COVID-19 two days later. According to Suzanne Hoylaerts ” I have live a good life, save it for the younger one’s who need.
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