President Joe Biden has examined constructive for COVID-19, the White Home introduced immediately. Biden is experiencing delicate signs and has began taking Paxlovid, an antiviral remedy.
The information comes amid a wave of COVID-19 infections sweeping the nation, pushed by the extremely transmissible BA.5 variant. Biden spent a part of yesterday touring and gave a speech in regards to the administration’s clear vitality objectives in Massachusetts.
At 79 years previous, Biden’s age places him at elevated threat of significant signs from COVID-19. He’s totally vaccinated in opposition to the virus and has had two boosters. The White Home says he’ll isolate till he checks destructive.
Biden’s predecessor, former President Donald Trump, additionally examined constructive for COVID-19 whereas in workplace. On the time, in 2020, there have been no vaccines obtainable. Trump was hospitalized and given an experimental antibody remedy.