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Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell Dies Due to COVID-19 Complications

Colin PowellGen. Colin Powell Oct. 18.– Former Secretary of State and retired Gen. Colin Powell has died at age 84, his family announced Monday.

Powell “passed away this morning due to complications from COVID-19,” the family said in a statement.

The death came despite Powell being fully vaccinated against the virus that causes COVID-19.

Powell was being cared for at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD.

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