Aaron, the Braves legend and Atlanta icon, died on Friday at the 86. Aaron’s death comes three weeks after he received a vaccination. The cause of death was listed a natural causes by the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office. According to the Medical Examiner, no autopsy was performed on Aaron.
“There was no evidence that Hank Aaron passed away because of the COVID shot,” Toomey said Tuesday. “I know that people are saying that. I’ve seen it on social media. I think it’s just important that we quell these kind of rumors because we don’t want people to be dissuaded from getting the vaccine.”