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Biden tests positive for Covid-19 – He started the antiviral pill Paxlovid

Biden tests positive for Covid-19 – He started the antiviral pill Paxlovid

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US President Joe Biden has tested positive for Covid-19.

The White House made the relevant announcement on Thursday afternoon (Greece time).

The 79-year-old US head of state, who is fully vaccinated with four doses, is showing “very mild symptoms”, according to the press representative of the US Presidency, Karine Jean-Pierre.

Mr. Biden has started taking Paxlovid, an antiviral pill that reduces the risk of hospitalization for people who test positive for the coronavirus, the spokeswoman added.

The US president will work in isolation until he tests negative and will hold all his meetings as normal – but via video conference – for today.

“I am very well”

“My friends, I am very well”: was the message of Joe Biden himself about the state of his health, via Twitter.

“Always busy!” he added in a message accompanied by a photo of himself, aiming to show that he always remains in charge of the country.

Keeping busy! pic.twitter.com/uf7AsOg571

— President Biden (@POTUS) July 21, 2022

Source: Capital