Final month civil rights icon Rev. Jesse Jackson and his spouse Jacqueline Jackson have been hospitalized after testing constructive for COVID-19. On Friday, their household supplied an replace on their situation by a press release.
Jacqueline Jackson was launched from Northwestern Memorial Hospital and despatched house after battling the virus. Nevertheless, Jesse Jackson continues to be at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab the place he’s receiving intensive occupational and bodily remedy. Their son Jesse Jackson Jr. shared images of Jesse Jackson Sr. whereas he’s on the facility, and acknowledged that his father is now COVID detrimental as he continues his therapy.
The household’s assertion continued to state, “We urge that you simply proceed to maintain them in your prayers. The love that has been poured out to our household right now of illness and wish from world wide has helped in our dad or mum’s therapeutic and for every of you who prayed and expressed concern we’re grateful, at the same time as we proceed to precise our love and concern for the tens of millions of people who find themselves victimized by the COVID-19 virus and its variants.”
As we beforehand reported, Rev. Jackson was identified with Parkinson’s illness in 2015 and he publicly spoke about his prognosis in 2017, which is the explanation for his bodily remedy.
Rev. Jackson was absolutely vaccinated previous to contracting COVID-19, and his spouse Jacqueline was not resulting from a pre-existing situation.
We’re persevering with to maintain Rev. Jackson and his spouse Jacqueline lifted in prayer as they proceed to get well.
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