Mate Babic Wiki – Mate Babic Biography
Mate Babic, from Canberra, passed away unexpectedly in the early hours of Wednesday morning after contracting influenza B, leaving behind his wife Carla and their three children, Luka, 3, Sebastian, 6 and Marko, 7. Carla told Daily Mail Australia that her husband was a “healthy man, a great personality and a six foot four mountain of a man. “He was the adorable larrikin, full of banter, the life of the party who made everyone smile,” Carla said. “It’s crazy that a healthy 6-foot-4 man can die from influenza B, it’s like we’re living in the 18th century, it’s like the plague.”Carla contracted Influenza B early last week and on Friday Mate had a slight cough, but went about her normal day, cooking dinner for the kids and settling in for the night in front of the football. By Tuesday he was so sick that he arranged a TeleHealth appointment with his GP, who told him he would have to come in person to sort out treatment and be properly evaluated.
Seeing her husband bedridden, Carla organized the appointment for the next day and Mate went to her parents’ apartment to get some rest. He never came home. On Tuesday night, the 37-year-old was struggling to sleep, had a high fever and was sweating, shaking, and had severe coughing fits, so he got up and ran a bath. He returned to the bedroom and sat on the edge of the bed, where he died. “It’s an absolute tragedy, I just don’t know what to do. It doesn’t even look real,’ Carla said. ‘From Saturday morning, where he was a bit unwell, until Wednesday morning and he left. “His parents woke up to their house flooded and his son dead.” The couple did not get a flu shot after Carla had a bad reaction to the Pfizer Covid vaccine. She said they were “a little worried about having the flu shot.” Carla had taken herself in for chest X-rays on Friday and blood tests after both she and Mate came down with influenza A in December, and Carla’s illness turned into pneumonia and she had to be admitted to the hospital.
Mate also went to the hospital where he sat for hours in the emergency room before being treated and sent home, an ordeal that Carla said made her husband swear he would never come back unless he left. I was dying. “He went to the hospital when I was admitted, but it was such a bad experience that he didn’t want to go back,” Carla said. “He had a long waiting period, he sat in the emergency department for hours on end and the whole experience drove him away from going to the hospital to the point where he told me, ‘I’ll never go to the hospital unless I’m dying.’ .. ‘ Mate’s passing leaves more than devastation behind, with his family in dire financial straits and his future home in Downer, ACT still unfinished: a passion project the devoted father wanted to build for his family. . “He’s spent the last few years building our house and unfortunately, at 37, you wouldn’t think you couldn’t finish the project,” Carla said.’The landscape is not finished and we don’t have a certificate of occupancy, which means that as is, I can’t even sell it.
Mate Babic was 37 years old.
Aussie dad of three, dies after catching the flu
“But I’m going to have to find a way to get it and sell it, as we can’t afford to stay here, which is devastating.” “My children say, ‘Dad built this house’ and I have to sell it, I have to think about selling his legacy, it’s unbearable.” of his career working for himself and not being paid super. “He didn’t have all these things that are, like, I’ll do it tomorrow, like life insurance and all that because you don’t expect you to die, and especially not from the flu,” Carla said. He has left…really big projects financially to try and figure out and as a mother of kids I can’t handle it as he has also left unfinished work on his parents house which they are trying to sell. ‘It’s really like we’re living a nightmare.’ A GoFundMe has been set up to try to help the family with the financial burden. Carla hopes that by sharing her story, others will be more attentive and not end up in the same position as them.
“I think it’s very important to stress if you feel like you can’t breathe well, don’t think tomorrow I’m going to go or it will be better, just go to the hospital,” she said. “He had gone twice because he was paranoid, but he was like, ‘it’ll be fine, I’ll be fine.'” ‘But he wasn’t over it and it happened so fast…’ Although she and her husband did not get the flu vaccine, she says she will in the future and urges everyone to treat the flu seriously. “Get vaccinated and go to the hospital if you’re not feeling well, have someone check you out because this is a perfect example of you just don’t know what’s going to happen, it’s so unpredictable,” she said.“It can go from something pretty bad to something totally catastrophic. “I know it’s painful to sit and wait in a waiting room, but it’s better to be alive and because he didn’t want to go, my three-year-old will never remember his father and all my sons have lost their male role model.” in his life. ‘Australia is on track to eclipse its deadliest flu season in 2019, with medical experts pointing fingers at low vaccination rates in the post-Covid period.
At least 107 Australians have died from influenza since the beginning of the year, according to data from the Federal Department of Health. However, the department cautioned that the number did not reflect the true death toll, as it “would require follow-up on each specific case to determine the outcome of their infection.” Children under the age of 16 account for 54 per cent of all emergency department admissions for influenza-like illness in recent weeks, with NSW Health Director Dr Kerry Chant calling the increase “concerning “. “In recent weeks, we’ve seen the fastest rise in flu cases among very young children and those ages 5-16, with these two age groups often accounting for about half of all flu cases. diagnosed in New South Wales every week,” said Dr Chant. ‘Unfortunately, our children’s hospitals are seeing an increasing number of these children coming in for care and some of these patients are seriously ill. Dr. Chant urged people to get a flu shot to reduce the risk of being hospitalized.