March 22, 2021


Taking COVID-19 vaccine does not affect whether life insurance pays death benefits

The Associated Press checks out some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. This one is bogus, even though it was shared widely on social media. Here are the facts:

CLAIM: If you receive the COVID-19 vaccine and die, insurance companies will not pay out on the policy because the vaccine is experimental.

THE FACTS: Life insurance policies have not changed because of the COVID-19 vaccination and getting the shot will not impact whether a policy pays out in the event of death, according to the American Council of Life Insurers.

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Santiago ‘Morro’ Garcia death ‘motivated by personal problems’

Argentina’s first division club Godoy Cruz have said the death of their Uruguay striker Santiago “Morro” Garcia was “motivated by personal problems.”

Garcia, 30, was found dead in his home in Mendoza by police on Saturday.

The player had missed training sessions on Thursday and Friday.

“We have been silent until now out of respect for the person who was our top scorer and for his family, until they were duly noted,” a club statement said.

“We are obliged, in the face of the news and posts

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