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Tyrese Gibson is mourning the loss of his beloved mother Priscilla Murray, who died Monday after a battle with double pneumonia. Ms. Murray also tested positive for Covid-19 while hospitalized in ICU.

The grieving singer/actor posted a video of himself crying while holding his mother's hand on Monday. He captioned the post:

"On behalf of my family and everyone who ever spent anytime praying for my mother This is the saddest moment of my life... My sweet Valentine just passed away... May the lord Jesus Christ and his angels open the doors of heavens and embrace her... We as a family are broken and just can't believe this... May the lord Jesus Christ honor your walk with him and embrace you into the heavens..."

Gibson continued:

"From here on I ask that you HOLD MY HAND MOTHER and never let my hand go... Like you held my hand as a child and a teen never let my hand go mother..."

The Fast & Furious star also gave thanks to legendary jazz musician Kenny G, who played "Forever in Love" during an Instagram Live for Gibson and his ailing mom while in the hospital.

"Dear @kennyg I will never ever forget what you did for our beloved mother you sent her into the heavens with the perfect melody... I am going to watch this clip over and over and remember that you sent her into the heavens on the sweetest Melodies..."

Tyrese announced his mother's hospitalization in an Instagram post on February 7.

"My mother is in a coma, in ICU, with Pneumonia and she caught Covid they got her so sedated she can't breathe or even eat on her own. This has been going on all week I haven't posted [I'm doing it this time cause I feel helpless this is my cry for help. Please guys praise you pray and even write out the prayers in the comments so that me and my family can read and be encouraged. I feel helpless and need my prayer warriors to cover my mother please please keep her father God she's got so much more to do…"

Gibson, 43, is the youngest of his mother's four children.

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Legendary rocker and actor Meat Loaf died from COVID complications on Thursday at age 74. He was surrounded by his wife Deborah and daughters Pearl and Amanda, reports.

Meat Loaf's family announced his death in a statement on Friday.

"We know how much he meant to so many of you and we truly appreciate all of the love and support as we move through this time of grief in losing such an inspiring artist and beautiful man. From his heart to your souls... don't ever stop rocking!"

Meat Loaf, born Marvin Lee Aday, is best known for his best-selling album Bat Out of Hell and his role as Eddie in The Rocky Horror Picture Show in 1975.

Meat Loaf has sold more 100 million albums worldwide. Born in Dallas, he was a high school football star before moving to New York in the 1969s, where he landed roles on Broadway.

In addition to Rocky Horror Picture Show, his other screen credits include Fight Club, Roadie, Motorama, Crazy in Alabama, Stage Fright, Spice World, Leap of Faith and Americathon. He also appeared in several episodes of the 2017-18 series Ghost Wars.

Meat Loaf's Grammy-winning album, Bat Out of Hell, spawned the hits "Paradise by the Dashboard Light" and "Two Out of Three Ain't Bad."

The album sold more than 65 million copies and stayed on the charts for nine years, making it one of the best-selling albums in history.

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Famed French twins Grichka and Igor Bogdanoff died days apart in a Paris hospital. They were 72.

The Bogdanoffs were admitted to the hospital in critical condition on the same day in December. They were diagnosed with Covid-related pneumonia.

Grichka, the younger twin, died in the ICU on December 28. Igor passed away on Monday, Jan. 3, according to a family source.

The source told the French media outlet Le Monde that the twins were unvaccinated.


Despite their otherworldly appearances, the twins insisted they were all natural and repeatedly denied plastic surgery allegations.

After studying applied mathematics and physics at the Institute of Political Science, the twins rose to fame as television presenters, writers, and producers of Temps X, from 1979 to the mid-80s.

The brothers began working toward their doctorates in 1993 and graduated with the lowest possible grade. They later claimed to have genius level IQs.

Physics papers the brothers wrote were later debunked by the scientific community.

When asked why the brothers received degrees when they apparently were not qualified, their adviser, Dr. Daniel Sternheimer, told the New York Times in 2002, "These guys worked for 10 years without pay. They have the right to have their work recognized with a diploma, which is nothing much these days."

The Bogdanoff twins were descendants of German and Austrian royalty. Their grandfather, Roland Hayes, was the first Black American to find worldwide fame as a classical musician.

The twins were discovered by in 2015. They became crypto memes after their unfounded claims that they developed the source code for Bitcoin.

A French editor told news website Decrypt that Igor and Grichka "are equivalent to a scientific version of the Kardashian family."

Igor leaves behind six children from his first marriage and two from his second.

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The Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta has issued an urgent health advisory for "pregnant people" who still haven't received their Covid-19 mRNA vaccines.

The CDC recommends mRNA injections for all pregnant women, women who are trying to get pregnant, and women who may become pregnant in the near future.

The CDC urged Covid-19 mRNA vaccination "either before or during pregnancy" because the "benefits of vaccination for both pregnant persons and their fetus or infant outweigh known or potential risks," CBS46 reports.

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According to CDC data, only 31% of "pregnant people" have been vaccinated against Covid-19.

Vaccine coverage is highest among Asian pregnant women (45.7%), but lowest among Black pregnant women (15.6%), or Latino pregnant people (25%).

The CDC says there are 125,000 "confirmed cases of Covid-19 in pregnant people," more than 22,000 pregnant women hospitalized and 161 Covid-19 deaths among pregnant women.

22 deaths of pregnant women occurred in the month of August alone, according to CBS46.

The CDC reminds pregnant women that they are "at increased risk of severe illness, death, and pregnancy complications when compared to non-pregnant people."

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The family of a fully vaccinated Illinois woman who died from Covid-19 used her obituary to blame unvaccinated people for her death.

Terry Candace got her second Covid-19 mRNA vaccine in early March. Her son, Marc Ayers, says his mother was excited and full of hope for the future.

"I took my parents to get that second jab, and we were all so excited. We are a family that believes in science. We believe in masks, and we believe in vaccines. We were ready to get back to normal."

But Candace Ayers died in July while on a trip with her husband in Mississippi, CBS affiliate WDJT reports. Her death certificate said she died from Covid-19.

According to data released by the CDC, vaccinated people can spread the Delta variant.

Still, her family used her obituary in the State Journal Register to blame unvaccinated people for her death.

"Candace Cay (Kruger) Ayers, 66, of Springfield, passed away on September 3, 2021, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, IL. She was preceded in death by more than 4,531,799 others infected with Covid-19. She was vaccinated but was infected by others who chose not to be. The cost was her life."

Marc Ayers believes his mother was infected while she visited Mississippi, where vaccination rates remain under 50%.

"This all could have been avoided," Ayers said.

"This could have been prevented by a few acts of kindness. They were in a state that had one of the lowest vaccination rates in the country. Getting a vaccine and wearing a mask for others ... had this been done, she would be here today."