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Jesse Jackson, wife, hospitalized with COVID-19


The Rev. Jesse Jackson and his wife have been hospitalized in Chicago just after screening positive for COVID-19, in accordance to a assertion on Sunday.

The 79-yr-previous political activist and minister contracted the virus despite being vaccinated back in January, in a publicity blitz meant to stimulate black people today to get a jab.

A thirty day period after finding vaccinated, Jackson, who suffers from Parkinson’s condition, underwent gallbladder surgery.

He and his spouse, Jacqueline Jackson, 77, are becoming addressed at Northwestern Memorial Medical center in Chicago.

Jackson receives the COVID-19 vaccine on Jan. 8, 2021.
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“Doctors are at this time monitoring the issue of both,” in accordance to a Rainbow Force Coalition assertion permitted by the couple’s son, Jonathan Jackson.

“There are no additional updates at this time,” the assertion claimed. “We will supply updates as they grow to be readily available.”

“Anyone who has been all around either of them for the last 5 or 6 days ought to adhere to the CDC tips.”

With Publish wires



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