Colin Powell, the legendary Black US secretary, died of Covid-19, though he was fully vaccinated, as he had cancer, according to @CNN
Though Colin Powell was fully vaccinated, he was unable to fight the covid-19 due to cancer.
Colin Luther Powel, the great personality, was born on April 5, 1937, and died at the age of 84 on October 18, 2021.
He was an American politician, diplomat, and four-star general who served as the 65th United States Secretary Of State from 2001 to 2005.
Powell retired from the U.S. Army as a four-star general in 1993, after serving in the military for 35 years.
Colin is well known for his leadership and is remarkable for several Republican administrations.
Colin Powell, who was the first Black national security adviser, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and secretary of state in U.S. history, died at 84 of Covid-19. He was fully vaccinated, his family said.https://t.co/XjF4aptWrT pic.twitter.com/FWSkeiSbUk
— The New York Times (@nytimes) October 18, 2021
Did Colin Powell Have Cancer?
According to the familiar source, Colin Powell had cancer of plasma cells, writes @CNN
He was fully vaccinated against the covid-19, but due to low immunity caused by multiple myeloma, he died on October 18, 2021.
The Powell family wrote on Facebook, “General Colin L. Powell, former U.S. Secretary of State and the Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff passed away this morning due to complications from Covid 19.”
They also mentioned that he was fully vaccinated.
They thanked the medical staff at Walter Reed National Medical Center for their care and treatment too.
The Powell family expressed their sadness, writing, “We have lost a remarkable and loving husband, father, grandfather and a great
We pray to God that his departed soul rests in peace and heaven.
May God provide enough strength to the Powell family to go through the grief due to the unexpected loss of the beloved soul.
Colin Powell Health Problems
A source familiar with the matter said Powell had multiple myeloma, a cancer of plasma cells that suppresses the body’s immune
response. writes the @CNN
Even if fully vaccinated against Covid-19, those who are immunocompromised are at greater risk from the virus.
Multiple myeloma cancer often affects several body areas, such as the spine, skull, pelvis, and ribs.
Colin Powell Wife Alma And Parents
Colin Powell married his wife Alma Vivian Powell in 1962. The couple was together till the date.
Alma Vivian Powell, an American audiologist, was born on October 27, 1937.
Colin was born in Harlem to Jamaican immigrant parents.
Powell’s mother was Maud Ariel, and his father was Luther Theophilus Powell.
Colin’s parents were both of mixed African and Scottish ancestry.
Luther worked as a shipping clerk and Maud as a seamstress.
Powell had three children, Michael, Linda, and Annemarie.