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Mumia Abu-Jamal Scheduled for Heart Surgery as Health Deteriorates Following COVID Diagnosis

HeadlineApr 15, 2021

In Pennsylvania, imprisoned journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal is scheduled to have heart surgery today after he was rushed to the hospital with chest pains. Abu-Jamal suffers from several preexisting conditions and lost over 30 pounds in March, after becoming ill with COVID-19 in the Mahanoy State Correctional Institution.

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