'Really bad timing': How an Alberta cancer patient has been riding the waves of COVID-19

Battling cancer is never easy but for Grande Prairie resident David Taylor, COVID-19 has delayed treatments, cancelled surgeries, allowed the disease to spread — and now it's stealing his last hope.
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Deaths among people who have been fully vaccinated remain rare, but older adults and those with compromised immune systems are at much higher risk.
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Colin Powell, the first Black secretary of State and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, dies of COVID-19 complications after bout with blood cancer.
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Doctors say Colin Powell's age, his battle with multiple myeloma - a type of blood cancer - and Parkinson's contributed to his heightened risk of death from Covid despite being fully vaccinated.
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Colin Powell had a form of blood cancer that saps natural immunity and also undermines the effects of vaccines like the ones used against Covid-19.
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The death of Colin Powell, an 84-year-old former four-star general who served as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under U.S. President George H.W. Bush and Secretary of State under President George W. Bush and is perhaps best known for his role in bringing the U.S. into its second war in Iraq, is a high-profile reminder of a grim reality: COVID-19 is not just a pandemic of the unvaccinated, as current president Joe Biden likes to say, but a pandemic of the elderly, too. From early on in the pandemic, we’ve known the virus disproportionately kills older people, and the overall data make that pretty clear: About 5...
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Despite getting vaccinated against COVID-19, Colin Powell remained vulnerable to the virus because of his advanced age and history of cancer
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Powell's blood cancer likely reduced the protection he received from Covid-19 vaccination.
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