Biden tests negative for COVID-19 after weeks of rebound infection

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Washington – President Biden tested negative for COVID-19 on Saturday after a week-long rebound infection.

His physician, Dr. Kevin O’Connor, said in a letter that Biden “will continue his strict isolation measures pending a second negative test.”

“The president still feels very good,” O’Connor said.

Mr. Biden had experienced a “rebound positivity” that occurs in a small percentage of patients taking the antiviral treatment Paxlovid.

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For the past week, the president has been working in isolation from the Executive Residence.

Mr Biden first tested positive for COVID-19 about three weeks ago and started a course of Paxlovid. Days later, he got a negative test and ended his isolation. But last Saturday, O’Connor told the president: tested positive again, although he experienced no symptoms.

Kristin Brown contributed to this report.

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