Midwin Charles 'Just Got Vaccinated' Tweet

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After the sudden death of commentator Midwin Charles, screenshots of a purported tweet in which she said she "just got vaccinated" circulated alongside claims that it had mysteriously disappeared from her timeline.
Claim Roughly a month prior to her death, Midwin Charles tweeted "just got vaccinated," adding that she qualified because of her asthma.

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AdvertisementsAfter the sudden death of commentator Midwin Charles (disclosed on April 6 2021), a tweet attributed to Charles stating that she "just got vaccinated" circulated on Twitter:

The tweet, which was dated 10:18 AM on March 1 2021, said:

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! 💉

Charles' passing was disclosed by her family members via her Twitter account on April 6 2021:

In image format, the tweet read:

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. Our lives are forever changed and we will miss her for a lifetime. The family thanks you in advance for your love and prayers. Please allow the family time to grieve The Family of Midwin Charles

Because of the lack of details, such as a disclosed cause or date of death, and Charles' relative youth (she was 47) , speculation and search engine optimization were likely to come in to play, in many cases intended to generate traffic through those searching for more information.

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