Influencer dies after taking painkillers for raging hangover

Influencer’s tragic death after taking painkillers for hangover highlights the dangers of self-medication.
Influencer's tragic death after taking painkillers for hangover highlights the dangers of self-medication.
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An influencer has died after taking painkillers for a raging hangover.

Nana spent 38 days in a coma before passing away on 5 May, according to her partner.

The 31-year-old, originally from Russia, moved to study in Guizhou Province, China, last year.

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She fell in love with local tattoo artist, Wang Tao, and decided to remain in the country with him.

Influencer's tragic death after taking painkillers for hangover highlights the dangers of self-medication.
Russian Nana with her partner, Wang Tao. (Picture: Jam Press)

Their love story soon brought her fame on Chinese social media and she became known as ‘Russian Nana’.

She had over 60,000 followers on Douyin, the Chinese version of TikTok.

On 27 March, the couple went out for some drinks with friends in the afternoon, but Nana fell ill that evening.

After sensing the onset of a nasty hangover, the young woman reportedly took some painkillers and went to lie down, but was later rushed to the hospital after being found unconscious.

Nana slipped into a coma and passed away 38 days later, as reported by Need to Know.

Influencer's tragic death after taking painkillers for hangover highlights the dangers of self-medication.
Russian Nana in hospital. (Picture: Jam Press)

Tao announced her death in a short video on Douyin on 6 May.

He shared images of him kissing his partner’s forehead in hospital with the message: “Nana has left us forever.

Influencer's tragic death after taking painkillers for hangover highlights the dangers of self-medication.
Wang Tao giving Russian Nana a last kiss in hospital. (Picture: Jam Press)

“The kiss yesterday was her last kiss while she was alive.

“I will never be able to kiss Nana again, never again.”

It’s unclear if the authorities are investigating the influencer’s death.

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