Catholic university presidents with COVID-19 urge all to get vaccinated

Two fully vaccinated Jesuit university presidents who recently tested positive for COVID-19 have spoken out about their experience as an urgent reminder of the need to get vaccinated.

“This experience underscores that COVID-19 is still spreading in our communities,” said Michael Lovell, president of Marquette University in Milwaukee, on Twitter in late July after experiencing mild cold-like symptoms, getting a COVID-19 test and receiving a positive test result.

He said he was taking appropriate measures to prevent spreading the virus to others, including filling out the university’s online self-disclosure form and cooperating with the local health department’s contact tracing efforts.

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