Celebrity Plastic Surgeon Dies of COVID-19 Caught From Patient
Renowned Beverly Hills plastic surgeon Dr. Payman Simoni has died from COVID-19, which he reportedly caught from a patient while performing a lip enhancement. Now some are asking: Should plastic surgery be allowed in Los Angeles as the city's cases skyrocket? Inside Edition was with Simoni back in May, for the return of cosmetic surgery after they were initially put on hold at the beginning of the pandemic. At the time, the doctor assured us that every precaution was being taken.
A week after being sworn in, New Hampshire House Speaker Dick Hinch died of Covid-19. Rep. William Marsh (R-NH) speaks on the "toxic peer pressure" to ignore safety guidelines within the Republican party. Aired on 12/15/2020. Sudan's former Prime Minister Sadiq al-Mahdi has died at the of age 84 from COVID-19.
His family has confirmed his passing, three weeks after being admitted to hospital in the United Arab Emirates.
He led Sudan for two terms - in the 1960s and 1980s - and he was removed both times by a military coup as Sudan buckled under the pressure of religious, linguistic and cultural divisions.
He will be remembered as a leader of one of Sudan's largest political parties and Sudan's last democratically elected prime minister.
Al Jazeera's Raheela Mahomed reports. Former French president Valery Giscard d'Estaing, a key architect of European integration, has died, aged 94, in western France, after contracting COVID-19.
He will be remembered for introducing several social reforms.
Al Jazeera's Natacha Butler looks back at his life. Dawn Wells, who starred as girl-next-door Mary Ann in the 1960s hit TV show "Gilligan's Island," died of complications from COVID-19. She was 82.