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.
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Midwin Charles, a prominent defense attorney and legal analyst for CNN and MSNBC, died suddenly at age 47.
Charles' family announced her untimely death in a post on her Instagram page. She passed away on Tuesday.
"It is with a profoundly heavy heart and the deepest sadness that we announce the untimely passing of our beloved Midwin Charles. She was known to many as a legal commentator on television, but to us she was a devoted daughter, sister, aunt, niece and cousin."
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Now Charles' Instagram followers wonder if her death is linked to the experimental mRNA vaccine she received on March 1.
In a tweet on March 1, Charles complained about the high cost of her Epi-pen which is not covered by insurance.
Charles said she had a severe peanut allergy and she brought along an Epi-pen in case she suffered an anaphylactic shock to the mRNA injection.
Charles would have received her second dose around three or 4 weeks after her first shot -- or right before she died.
In a post dated March 15, Charles shared an image of her elderly mother getting the mRNA injection.
She captioned the image: "Mom got the vaccine while praying to the Lord! I'm sooooo happy! This took weeks of convincing by the way. It's gon be a hot elderly girl summer!"
Charles' followers reacted angrily after her sudden death.
One follower wrote: "I pray to God it doesn't kill her mom like it did her."
Another IG user wrote: "Now she knows why momma was afraid."
And a third user wrote: "You should have never convinced your mom to take this experimental drug smh!"