GP takes her own life after anti-vax death threat campaign: Austria

Leaders mourn the suicide of Dr Lisa-Maria Kellermayr who had spent $146,000 on security to protect herself

Political leaders have expressed shock over the death of a doctor in Austria who closed her practice after she received death threats from opponents of COVID-19 restrictions and vaccines.

Dr Lisa-Maria Kellermayr. Photo: Twitter

The body of Dr Lisa-Maria Kellermayr, a GP who had spoken out about the effectiveness of vaccination, was found at her practice office in northern Austria on Friday.