CHICAGO (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson and his wife, Jacqueline, have been hospitalized after testing positive for COVID-19.
The famed civil rights leader is vaccinated against the virus and publicly received his first dose in January. as he urged others to vaccinate as soon as possible.
According to a statement released Saturday evening, the Jacksons are being treated at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.
Jesse Jackson is 79 years old. Jacqueline Jackson is 77.