Was Hank Aaron’s Death Tied to the COVID Vaccine?

After baseball legend Hank Aaron passed away last week, rumors began to spread online that his death was somehow connected to the coronavirus vaccine he had received on January 5.

From the start, there was no evidence to support these claims, which offered as proof only the timing of his death 17 days after receiving the vaccination. In a statement announcing Aaron’s death, the Atlanta Braves mentioned that Aaron had “passed away peacefully in his sleep” at the age of 86.

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