President Joe Biden has examined detrimental for Covid-19 following a restoration case


President Joe Biden He has tested negative for Covid-19 but will remain in isolation pending a second test, his doctor announced in a letter on Saturday.

“The President always feels very good,” wrote Dr. Kevin O’Connor. “Due to his positivity for replay which we reported last Saturday, we have continuous daily monitoring. This morning, his SARS-CoV-2 antigen test was negative. With much caution, the President will continue his strict isolation measures pending the second negative test as previously described.”

Biden did not leave the White House for 17 days, after first positive test for Covid-19 on 21 July. After a a five day course of the Pfizer antiviral drug, PaxlovidBiden test positive for a rebound case of Covid-19 last Saturday and again in isolation. There are currently no events on his public schedule for the weekend.

During isolation, the President participated in almost all public events from the White House residence. On two occasions, he delivered socially awkward remarks to a restricted pool from the Blue Room balcony, announcing a successful strike that killed an al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri Monday and sign two bills broke down the Covid-19 relief fraud on Friday.

President and first lady Jill Biden They are scheduled to travel on Monday visit Kentucky after deadly floods in the eastern part of the state killed many people and devastated the area.

According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “People with symptoms of COVID-19 or a new positive viral test after testing negative after a negative test should resume isolation and self-isolation again for at least 5 days.”

During Biden’s the first bout with the disease, he had mild symptoms, including a runny nose, fatigue, high temperature and cough, according to his doctor. The five-day course of Paxlovid that the President completed requires a doctor’s prescription and is available through an emergency use authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration to treat mild-to-moderate Covid-19 in people 12 and older who are in high risk. severe illness.

The CDC issued a health alert for doctors on May 24 advising that Covid-19 symptoms sometimes come back, which may be how the infection plays out in some people, regardless of whether vaccinated or treated with medicines such as Paxlovid. The CDC said most rebound cases involve mild illness and there are no reports of serious illness.

Biden is fully vaccinated and received two booster shots. He received his first two doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine before initiation in January 2021, his first booster shot in September and his second booster vaccination in March.

This story has been updated.

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