Unvaccinated Kansas high school football coach dies of COVID
September 15, 2021
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — The father of a football coach at a suburban Kansas City high school said he hopes his unvaccinated son's death from COVID-19 will convince people that the disease "is real."
KMBC-TV reports that Chris Burnett, who coached football for Olathe East High School and an all-female team called the Kansas City Glory, died Saturday after two weeks in the hospital, said his parents, Kim and Carolyn Burnett. He was 34 and studying to be a physical education teacher.
His parents said they talked to him about getting vaccinated.
"You know he's young. He was like 'I'm going to w...