Mother of Deceased Alabama Man Urges Others to Get Vaccinated

An Alabama woman whose 28-year-old son died after contracting coronavirus is urging others to get vaccinated, saying she regrets her decision not to do so, The Washington Post reports.

“It took watching my son (Curt) die and me suffering the effects of covid for us to realize we need the vaccine,” Christy Carpenter told the Post. “We did not get vaccinated when we had the opportunity and regret that so much now,” explaining that they did not do so because of how quickly a vaccine became available.

“It took years to create other vaccines, and the coronavirus vaccine was created very quickly, she said. ”That made us very nervous.”

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