Brazilian journalist Rafael Silva, 36, from TV Alterosa, collapsed during a live broadcast on Monday.
After Silva’s sudden fainting on the presentation called “Alterosa Alert,” emergency personnel rushed him to the hospital, where he’s now in ICU.
On the way, Silva suffered five cardiac arrests.
Below is footage of his collapse:
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🇧🇷Brazilian Reporter Collapses Live on TV
Rafael Silva, 36, From Tv Alterosa, Fainted Live While He Was Presenting the News Program "Alterosa Alert",This Monday. He Was Quickly Rescued and Taken to The Hospital,Where He Is Now In ICU. On The Way,He Suffered 5 Cardiac Arrests.
— Angelus iustitiae (@AIustitiae) January 5, 2022
On December 28th, Silva tweeted that he received his COVID-19 booster dose:
Viva a Terceira dose.
Sinto muito pela pessoas que não tiveram essa oportunidade.
Vacinas salvam Vidas. pic.twitter.com/HRc6x3m8Gn
— Rafael Silva (@RafaJornalista) December 28, 2021
The tweet translates to read:
Long live the third dose.
I’m sorry for the people who didn’t have this opportunity.
Vaccines save lives.