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Wicker recovers, urges others to get the shot

U.S. Senator Roger Wicker (R-Miss.)  has announced that he has recovered from COVID-19. Wicker announced he tested positive COVID-19, August 19, 2021.  He’s now encouraging everyone to roll up their sleeves and get the shot.  In a tweet on Twitter Wicker said, “Being fully vaccinated greatly reduced my risk of developing severe complications from the virus. Getting the shot is safe, easy, and free, and it could save your life.”. Mississippi reported nearly 8,000 new COVID-19 cases during the weekend.