Gen. Colin Powell’s fatal, breakthrough COVID infection shouldn’t spark questions about whether the vaccines work, health officials say. Quite the opposite. In fact, the death of the first Black U.S. Secretary of State should serve as a somber reminder that it’s important for Americans to get vaccinated, so that the country can reach herd immunity and protect the most vulnerable from catching the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. After Powell’s family revealed on Monday that he died from COVID complications despite being vaccinated, enough people expressed their concerns about the effectiveness of the Pfizer PFE, +1.91%, Moderna MRNA, -0.37% and Johnson & Johnson JNJ, +2.40% vaccines that “fully vaccinated” began trending on Twitter. To read the full story.