Rev. Jesse Jackson si è trasferito nella struttura di riabilitazione di Chicago dopo il ricovero in ospedale per COVID-19; moglie Jacqueline in terapia intensiva

La coppia è stata ricoverata sabato scorso al Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Rev. Jackson, 79, inizierà “terapia occupazionale e fisica intensiva,” ha detto il figlio Jonathan Jackson, noting that his father’s Parkinson’s symptoms have becomemore in focusas his coronavirus symptoms subsided.

tuttavia, doctors moved wife Jacqueline, 77, to an ICU. Lei “is not on a ventilator but is receiving increased oxygen and is breathing on her own,” a statement from the family continued.

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Rev. Jackson, the civil rights icon and two-time presidential candidate, publicly received the coronavirus vaccine in January. tuttavia, a family spokesman disse Jacqueline was not vaccinated at the time she was hospitalized; he did not elaborate.

Rev. Jesse Jackson receiving the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine this past January in Chicago.

Rev. Jesse Jackson receiving the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine this past January in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

Members of the faith community were rallying in support of the Jackson family, Volpe 32 segnalato. Il Rev. Ira Acree of Greater St. John Bible Church in Chicago spoke at a prayer service for the family, detto, “To see Reverend Jackson and his wife stuck with COVID-19 is heartbreaking and jarring, and has hit home for many of us who have been personally mentored by him, personally inspired by his life’s work.

Jonathan Jackson’s statement expressed gratitude for the doctors andthe love that is being poured out to our family from around the world.

Rev. Jackson has continued to make headlines for the civil rights cause. A luglio, police arrested him for failing to leave asit-inat the Phoenix office of Sen. Kyrsten Cinema, D-Ariz., a target of protests for her opposition to ending the filibuster, seen as a hurdle toward passing voting rights legislation in Congress. All'inizio di questo mese, he and some 200 other people were arrested by Capitol police in Washington for crowding the street in another protest against the filibuster and for election reform.

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