Media Fuels Conspiracy Theories About “Anti-Vaxxers” and Marvin Hagler’s Death
Opinion | On Mar. 13, 2021, former middleweight boxing champion Tommy Hearns posted the following Instagram message regarding his longtime friend and former boxing competitor and boxing legend Marvin Hagler: A real true warrior Pray for the king and his family… he’s in ICU fighting the after effects of the vaccine! He’ll be just fine but […]
Hammerin’ Hank’s COVID-19 Vaccination: A “Double-Edged Sword”?
When baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron was given a COVID-19 vaccination at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia on Jan. 5, 2021, it came across as an event meant to encourage other people, particularly African-Americans, to also get vaccinated. Shortly after getting Moderna’s experimental mRNA-1273 vaccine, Aaron told The Associated Press, “[Getting vaccinated] […]