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White House Says President Biden Has “Very Mild Symptoms” of COVID-19 

HeadlineJul 22, 2022

The White House has announced President Biden has COVID-19 and will work from isolation. Biden confirmed the news in a short video posted on Twitter Thursday. 

President Joe Biden: “Hey, folks, guess you heard, this morning I tested positive for COVID. But I’ve been double vaccinated, double boosted. Symptoms are mild. And I really appreciate your inquiries and your concerns. But I’m doing well, getting a lot of work done.”

Biden said he immediately began taking Paxlovid, the antiviral medication produced by Pfizer that significantly cuts the risk of hospitalization and death in COVID patients. 

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