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Colin Powell’s age and cancer left him vulnerable to Covid-19

Despite getting vaccinated against Covid-19, Colin Powell remained vulnerable to the virus because of his advanced age and history of cancer.Powell died at age 84 from Covid-19 complications, his family announced on Monday. A decorated former general and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, he was being treated at the Walter Reed National Medical Centre.Powell, who previously underwent surgery for prostate cancer in 2003. He had early-stage Parkinson’s disease, said a close friend who asked…

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