WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden feels ‘much better’ afterwards positive test As for the coronavirus, the White House COVID-19 response coordinator said Sunday, confirming the 79-year-old US leader has been infected. highly contagious variant Spread all over the country.
“It’s the BA.5 alternative…but thank God, our vaccines and treatments are working well against it, which is why I think the president is doing really well,” Dr. Ashish Jha said in an interview with CBS’ “Face the Nation.”
“I checked in with his team late last night. He was feeling well. He had a good day yesterday. He has… an upper respiratory infection and he is fine. We didn’t get any updates this morning, but all night he was feeling Great improvement.
This alternative A branch of the omicron . dynasty which appeared late last year. It is believed to be responsible for the vast majority of coronavirus cases in the country. Biden tested positive for the virus Thursday morning. Since then, he has remained in the isolation of his home in the White House.
Administration officials confirmed that his symptoms were minor because he had received four doses of the vaccine, and had begun taking the antiviral drug. Baxlovid after injury.
Dr. Kevin O’Connor, the chief physician, wrote in his book Last updated On Saturday, Biden stipulated that Biden’s previous symptoms, including a runny nose and cough, had become “less bothersome,” but the president now has body aches and a sore throat.
He said Biden had “probably” a BA.5 variant and that initial sequencing results indicated that the strain did not affect Biden’s treatment plan “in any way.”
Jha pledged that the White House would continue to provide updates on the president’s condition and whether he had long-term symptoms.
“We think it’s really important for the American people to know how well their president is doing,” he said.
“Obviously if he has persistent symptoms, and obviously if any are interfering with his ability to do his duties, we will expose that early and often with the American people,” Jha said, but I suspect that would be a trajectory of the COVID that we’ve seen in many Americans who received a full vaccine, boosted twice, and were treated with these tools on hand. The president has done well and we expect he will continue to do so.”
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