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Wife of Wisconsin Lawmaker with COVID-19 Urges Vaccination

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A Wisconsin lawmaker who has been an outspoken critic of vaccine and mask mandates remains hospitalized with COVID-19-induced pneumonia

Now his wife is urging people to get vaccinated for the coronavirus.

Republican state Sen. Andre Jacque has been hospitalized since Aug. 16.

He was placed on a ventilator several days later.

His wife, Renee Jacque, says five of their eight family members have tested positive for COVID-19.

They have six children, including an infant.

She says that of the three fully vaccinated family members, one person contracted the virus with mild symptoms.

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