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Dad who ‘felt chilly’ died after ‘very uncommon’ response to Covid jab, inquest hears

Dad who ‘felt chilly’ died after ‘very uncommon’ response to Covid jab, inquest hears

Adam Bounds suffered an enormous bleed to the mind and died 11 days after receiving anAstraZeneca jab, and was identified with “vaccine-induced thrombotic thrombocytopenia”, an inquest heard

An inquest heard how Mr Bounds died after having an AstraZeneca jab
An inquest heard how Adam Bounds died after a “very rare” response

A dad who died after complaining of “feeling cold” and struggling complications had a “very rare” response to a coronavirus vaccine, an inquest heard.

Tributes have poured in for Adam Bounds, described because the “life and soul of the party”, who suffered an enormous bleed to the mind and died 11 days after receiving an Oxford-AstraZeneca jab.

An skilled advised the inquest that Mr Bounds had “vaccine-induced thrombotic thrombocytopenia”, and there have been solely about 260 instances within the UK following tens of hundreds of thousands of jabs.

The 41-year-old started complaining he was chilly and sick after getting back from a pals barbecue and initially felt he had eaten “something dodgy”, PlymouthReside stories.

The complications obtained worse the next day and his dad Les Bounds referred to as an ambulance when Adam couldn’t stand correctly and was “floppy” with no energy in his arms or legs, Plymouth Coroner’s Court heard.

Tributes have poured in for Mr Bounds who was described because the “life and soul of the party”



He advised the paramedics he had vomited 3 times, twice within the evening and as soon as extra within the morning. As his degree of consciousness decreased it was determined to take him to the emergency division on the Royal Devon and Exeter hospital.

On arrival he underwent a CT scan which revealed an acute right-frontal lobe haemorrhage which brought on compression of the mind stem.

He was transferred to Derriford Hospital for neurosurgery however through the operation it was famous his mind had grow to be “very swollen and very tense” and the surgeon discovered there was no enchancment, regardless of the elimination of the blood.

A call was then taken by the neurosurgeon to not proceed with the craniotomy additional “due to futility as to the appearance of the very swollen and very tense brain and the absence of response to the haematoma evacuation was associated with a negligible chance of survival and recovery.”

Mr Bounds complained of feeling chilly earlier than later dying


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Adam, a devoted Liverpool fan and devoted dad, died on May 31 and a explanation for loss of life was given as intracerebral haemorrhage (operated).

Dr Wayne Thomas, a guide haematologist at Derriford Hospital, additionally gave proof to the inquest which famous that checks of Mr Bounds’ blood discovered a “marked reduction of platelet count” and {that a} low platelet depend gave a “tendency to bleed”.

Dr Thomas defined that “as we are all acutely aware under the situation with Covid infection we have subsequently become aware of vaccine-associated changes within our blood clotting system.”

He stated Mr Bounds’ analysis was “vaccine-induced thrombotic thrombocytopenia” and it was famous that he had acquired the AstraZeneca vaccine “11 days beforehand”.

He stated: “We know from studies that this is very rare – there has only been about 260 cases described in the UK and we know that in the situation of patients who present with bleeding at the time of presentation that the mortality is around 70 to 75 percent.”

He added that the hospital was not conscious of the analysis till “after the event”.

Mr Bounds was a eager soccer fan and supporter of Liverpool



When supplied alternative to ask questions, Mr Bounds’ dad, Les, stated his son would have had the vaccine “anyway”, including that he had “everything to live for”.

Senior coroner Ian Arrow stated he would report a story conclusion stating that Mr Bounds had been vaccinated 11 days earlier than his loss of life towards Covid-19.

He defined: “On the balance of probabilities this created a vaccine-induced thrombocytopenia. That led to Adam having a low platelet count making him vulnerable to haemorrhage.

“He was given platelets however sadly succumbed to a haemorrhage.”

Mr Bounds’ brother paid tribute to him on behalf of his whole family.

He said: “Adam was a a lot liked member of our household, and the local people. He leaves behind his son Owen, dad Les and brother Jamie.

“In shock at the outcome of the inquest, will be greatly missed, he was the life and soul of the party, and certainly made the most of his 41 years.”

Hundreds of tributes have been acquired after the loss of life of Mr Bounds, whose funeral was held on the Minster Church in Axminster on June 18 this 12 months.

Mr Bounds had been an avid soccer fan and had performed for Axminster Town and Uplyme.

His coffin was draped with a Liverpool FC and an England shirt.

Donations have been to be despatched to the RNLI as “Lifeboat Week was one of Adam’s favourite events”.

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