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Anti-vaxxers spread a false narrative that Danish soccer player Christian Eriksen's collapse was tied to the COVID-19 vaccine.
An official from Inter Milan, where Eriksen plays, says Eriksen was not vaccinated against COVID-19.
Eriksen collapsed during a Euro 2020 game over the weekend.
Danish soccer star Christian Eriksen's collapse during a Euro 2020 game over the weekend was not related to COVID-19 or the COVID-19 vaccine, an Inter Milan official said as anti-vaxxers spread false rumors about the incident.
Giuseppe Marotta, the director of Inter Milan, where Eriksen plays, told Reuters on Sunday that Eriksen did not have COVID-19 nor had he been vaccinated against the virus before the medical episode.
Before Marotta made the comment to Reuters, anti-vaxxers used Eriksen's collapse to spread a false narrative that the COVID-19 vaccine had caused cardiac arrest, according to a report from Vice.
Eriksen is currently recovering in hospital after collapsing just before halftime during Denmark's opening match of Euro 2020 against Finland on Saturday.
Eriksen told Italian newspaper Gazzetta on Monday that he wants to figure out what happened.
Read the original article on Insider