Former Secretary of State Colin Powell dies at 84 from coronavirus

"General Colin L. Powell, former secretary of state and head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, died this morning due to complications derived from COVID-19. He was fully vaccinated," explained his relatives in a statement posted on social networks. He was the first black politician to lead American diplomacy. He died of complications derived from COVID-19 despite being fully vaccinated but suffered from cancer that weakens the body's defenses against diseases such as coronavirus.