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Poster Child for COVID Shot in Israel Dies Suddenly of Heart Attack

Yonatan Moshe Erlichman

The “poster child” for the Israeli government’s national campaign to vaccinate children in Israel against COVID-19 died on Sept. 28, 2023, a few days after suffering a sudden heart attack while taking a bath. The child, eight-year-old Yonatan Moshe Erlichman, was featured in a 12-minute promotional video produced by the Mateh Binyamin Regional Council in 2020 and funded through a government program called “Shushki in the Land of Binyamin,” aimed at educating kids about the importance of messenger RNA (mRNA) COVID shots.1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

Yonatan, who was the son and grandson of two prominent doctors, pediatrician Ira Erlichman, MD of Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem and Mati Erlichman, MD, former director of pediatrics at Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem, had reportedly received at least one mRNA COVID shot. A causal connection between the shot and Yonatan’s death has not been established.3 4 5 6 7 8

Yonatan’s family issued the following statement:

Our Yonatan Moshe passed away a short time ago. On the eve of Yom Kippur, Yonatan went into cardiac arrest in our home, and since then we have struggled by his side after he collapsed. With love, we thank all those dear to us, who were by our side during the last days of his life.2 4 5 6 9

Promotional Ad: We Have No Choice in Getting COVID Shot

In a promotional video entitled “Shuski explains what isolation is and how to deal with it.” Yonatan appears and the child is seen talking with Shuski, a “friendly puppet ‘child,” that is urging people to get the COVID shot when it becomes available. According to English translations of the video, Yonatan and Shuski talk about how the puppet’s brother is quarantined and might die. At that point, Yonatan suggests that Shuski talk to Dr. Erlichman (Yonatan’s father), and Dr. Erlichman talks about the importance of masking, social distancing and getting tested for COVID.5 10

At one point in the video, Shuski asks Dr. Erlichman, “when will coronavirus end?” Dr. Erlichman then describes childhood vaccinations and how successful they were in eliminating many childhood diseases, emphasizing that coronavirus will also end up being eliminated. Shuski says something about not liking needles,10 and Dr. Erlichman responds…

Nobody likes needles, but we don’t have a choice.5 10

In response to Yonatan’s death, one Israeli commentator on social medial reportedly wrote:

Where are the headlines? The investigations? How many more children will die on the golden altar? In particular, there are already two controlled studies indicating that mRNA vaccines cause heart problems… Remember that at any given moment this can happen to your beloved children and grandchildren.5 8 11

Poster Child for COVID Vaccination in Argentina Died Suddenly

Yonatan is not the first poster child for COVID vaccination advertising campaigns to die suddenly. On Nov. 3, 2022, four-year-old Santino Godoy Blanco, who served as a national poster child in an advertisement in Argentina promoting COVID vaccination for children, died suddenly of what was officially noted on the death certificate as “bilateral pneumonia,” although doctors had repeatedly misdiagnosed the child’s symptoms in the two days prior to his death.4 5 12 13

Reportedly, there is no evidence that Santino’s death was related to a COVID shot. However, following the boy’s death, the Argentine government decided to withdraw its COVID vaccination campaign “from all platforms, both in static and audiovisual advertisements.”4 12

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Click here to view References:

1 Bartee B. Israel: ‘Vaccine Poster Child’ Used for mRNA Propaganda Dies From Cardiac Arrest. PJ Media Oct. 22, 2023.
2 Bergman F. 8-Year-Old ‘Vaccine Poster Child’ Dies after Sudden Heart Attack. Slay News Oct. 12, 2023.
3 Tragedy: Israeli COVID Poster Child, Age 8, Dies of Heart Attack. Oct. 19, 2023.
4 Dmitry B. Israel’s 8-Year-Old Covid Vaccine ‘Poster Boy’ Dies Suddenly After Suffering Cardiac Arrest. The People’s Voice Oct. 13, 2023.
5  Dumais JM. 8-Year-Old Israeli ‘Poster Child’ for COVID Vaccines Dies of Sudden Cardiac Arrest. The Defender Oct. 24, 2023.
6 Israel National News. Child dies after nearly drowning on Yom Kippur Eve. Sept. 28, 2023.
7 JFEED. A sad end: the boy Yonatan Erlichman passed away. Sept. 28, 2023.
8 Knuffke L. Israeli boy featured in COVID vaccine campaign dies of heart attack at age 8. LifeSiteNews Oct. 13, 2023.
9 Tragic: Child Dies After Nearly Drowning in Bathtub on Erev Yom Kippur. Sept. 28, 2023.
10 The COVID Blog. Yonatan Moshe Erlichman: 8-year-old Israel boy used in government vaccine propaganda video collapses and dies at home. Oct. 13, 2023.
11 World Tribune Staff. Died suddenly: 8-year-old boy used in Covid vax promotional ad. World Tribune Oct. 15, 2023.
12 infobae. A 4-year-old boy who had participated in a national vaccination campaign died and they report abandonment of a Buenos Aires public hospital. Nov. 9, 2022.
13 The COVID Blog. Santino Godoy Blanco: 4-year-old Argentine boy who starred in a national vaccine campaign, dies suddenly. Nov. 15, 2022.

9 Responses

  1. I weep for the ignorance of these children’s families as well as the ignorance of the doctors. Yes, how many more will die ….

  2. I can’t understand how these doctors who have studied so much (paediatrics) not even questioning the safety of the v. How is it possible?? I’m sure that most didn’t mean harm but how can they be so easily brainwashed?. It’s very disturbing. I certainly will never trust an md again nor any V or meds

  3. Here’s the issue: “A causal connection between the shot and (this child’s) death has not been established.”
    Give us a break. We are not all as blinded as they apparently are.
    First Choice: This so-called COVID vaccine shot KILLED this child.
    Second Choice: This child was not healthy enough to receive a so-called vaccine; hence, the child KILLED this child.
    Make your choice–either way it’s NEGLIGENCE.


  4. Only criminals push these poison shots, and like criminals they need to be sent someplace where they can do no more harm. On a side note, isn’t it odd that physicians must say these words included in the Hippocratic Oath: I will give no deadly medicine to any one if asked, nor suggest any such counsel….

  5. poor kids! but thank God they are safe & healthy in heaven with Him now!:)
    all this evil is part of the depopulation goals of the new world order.
    be prepared, with Jesus our Lord and Savior!!

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