Rev. Jesse Jackson Hospitalized With COVID-19 After Being Fully Vaccinated


Civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson—who is fully vaccinated—and his wife, Jacqueline Jackson, have both been hospitalized with COVID-19, according to a statement on Aug. 21.

Jackson, 79, received his first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine in January 2021 during a publicized event and urged others to get the vaccine as soon as possible. It isn’t clear if his wife, who is 77, also got the vaccine.