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Teenage Alabama city councilman who voted against mask mandate tests positive for COVID-19

A teenager who last year became the youngest person ever elected to his city council revealed this week that he has tested positive for COVID-19 just months after voting to end a local mask mandate.
1 month ago|Decatur, United States

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Alabama councilman, 19, hospitalized with covid after opposing mask mandate: 'Terrible not to be able to breathe'

A teenage city council member in Decatur, Ala., who voted in April to end his city's mask mandate landed in the hospital with the coronavirus Wednesday night after developing pneumonia and struggling to breathe. "I am still shallow in breathing but my oxygen remains OK for now!" 19-year-old Hunter Pepper, who in August 2020 became the youngest person ever elected to the Decatur City Council, said on Facebook Thursday. "Confirming last night afte…

1 month ago|Los Angeles, United States
The Washington Post
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Alabama councilman, 19, sick with covid after opposing mask mandate: ‘Terrible not to be able to breathe’

Nineteen-year-old Hunter Pepper said he and his family began to worry after he began showing symptoms, including difficulty breathing. He tested positive for the virus on Wednesday morning.

1 month ago|Washington, United States
IBTimes
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19-Year-Old Anti-Mask Councilman Gets COVID, Says He ‘Feels Terrible For Not Being Able To Breathe’

A teenage anti-mask councilman in Alabama who voted to end his city’s mask mandate was hospitalized with COVID-19 on Wednesday after developing pneumonia.

1 month ago|United States
The Hill
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Teenage Alabama city councilman who voted against mask mandate tests positive for COVID

A teenager who last year became the youngest person ever elected to his city council revealed this week that he has tested positive for COVID-19 just months after voting to end a local mask mandate.

1 month ago|Washington, United States
NY Daily News
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COVID strikes 19-year-old Alabama councilman who opposed mask mandates

Hunter Pepper, 19, admits he's 'terrified' by what he's heard about COVID

1 month ago|New York, United States
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Teen city councilman in Alabama who voted against masks has Covid

Hunter Pepper, 19, who is unvaccinated, said he's encouraging vaccinations. "This is a virus that is tearing down everybody," he said.

1 month ago|United States
The Daily Beast
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Unvaxxed Teen Councilman Who Attacked Mask Mandates Now Battling ‘Terrible’ COVID Pneumonia

Hunter Pepper, a 19-year-old council member who vowed to “fight to the end” against a mask mandate in Decatur, Alabama, revealed he’s been hospitalized with shallow breathing.

1 month ago|United States
Alabama Live
Alabama LiveR

Teenage Alabama city councilman fighting COVID after calling mask mandates ‘government overreach’

Decatur's Hunter Pepper, who is studying to be an EMT, said he is suffering "massive amount of symptoms" and may have exposed city officials to COVID.

1 month ago|
CBS 42
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‘It feels terrible not to breathe’: 19-year-old Alabama city councilman confirms he has COVID

Decatur City Councilman Hunter Pepper announced on social media that he has tested positive for COVID-19 and has received treatment at Decatur Morgan Hospital.

1 month ago|
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Councilman changes tone on COVID-19 after developing severe symptoms

Decatur City Councilman Hunter Pepper says his sickness made him rethink vaccines and safety precautions.

1 month ago|
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8 of these news sources are bias rated
4 lean LEFT
L 50%
C 37%
13%
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The Washington Post
NY Daily News
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IBTimes
The Hill
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