An anti-vaxxer mother whose family has said was hooked on conspiracy theories has died after admitting not getting the jab was the worst mistake of her life.
Now, the heartbroken family of 24-year-old Abby Gibbs, who passed away following an almost three-week battle in intensive care, are now urging people to get their Covid vaccine.
Abby's mother, Lynne Gibbs and brother, Lewis Gibbs described how the mother-of-three, of Brandon, County Durham, had left a mark on everybody she met.
Ms Gibbs, who described Abby as her 'best friend,' said she had been known among everyone for her humour and loyalty to her loved ones.
She said: 'She had a beautiful smile, she was just so kind - it was her smile and generosity, and humour that got everybody.
The family of 24-year-old Abby Gibbs (pictured) who said not getting the Covid jab was the 'worst mistake of her life', passed away following an almost three-week battle in intensive care
'She would make us laugh to the point of crying, she was really funny - and was proud of her kids.
'She was my best friend, I could rely on her for anything and she would stand by her family through thick and thin.'
Abby, a former apprentice hairdresser, was mum to Makayla, six, Harrison, five, and Fallyn, who turns three on Monday.
Ms Gibbs said: 'She only ever wanted to be a mam, even from a very early age she was pushing prams with look-a-like babies in them.
'All she ever talked about was her kids, she was so very proud of her kids.
'She had even ordered clothes for one of her friend's kids who has not yet been born.
'At Christmas time, she would even go online and go on this website to help parents without much money and she would buy and send the toys to the kids.
'It just goes to show how much she loved her kids, and everyone else's kids.'
Abby was admitted into intensive care at the University Hospital of