Midwin Charles, the CNN and MSNBC legal analyst passed away after getting the Covid-19 mRNA vaccine. She was 47.
Charles died on Tuesday, April 6, her family confirmed in a statement on social media. The family did not disclose the cause or manner of her death.
On March 1, Charles announced she had received the first dose of the experimental Covid-19 mRNA vaccine.
Charles died days after she would have received her second dose of the gene therapy vaccine.
She told her followers she had preexisting medical conditions, including asthma and a severe peanut allergy.
"Just got vaccinated (qualified because of my asthma) at a FEMA center. Everyone at the site is in uniform. It's good to see our service men and women! Process was organized, efficient, and everyone is kind and in a good mood. Let’s do this!"
In a follow-up tweet, she wrote:
"I have a death causing allergy to peanuts and wanted to have my Epi pen with me when I got vaccinated in case I went into anaphylaxis shock. Turns out my "insurance" wouldn't cover it and it's $387????"
Charles reported "soreness" at the injection site that resolved two days later.
Tributes continue to pour in on social media for the Haitian-born defense attorney, who used her social media presence to promote the vaccine.