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The White House announced today that the 46th President of United States Joe Biden has tested positive for Covid-19.

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Biden is experiencing mild symptoms and has started taking the antiviral treatment paxlovide.

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The news comes amid a wave of widespread COVID-19 infections in the country, transmitted by the BA.5 version.

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Biden spent part of yesterday's visit traveling and delivering a speech in Massachusetts about the administration's clean energy goals.

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Within a week of the positive test, NPR reported that the president "paused for extended discussions, posed for pictures and hugged

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at a congressional picnic on the White House South Lawn." NPR said he shook hands with the region's

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leaders during a four-day visit to the Middle East and attended meetings and other events without wearing a mask.

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A letter from Biden's doctor indicated that his symptoms were mild and included fatigue, runny nose and dry cough, which began Wednesday evening.

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Covid-19 is a deciding factor for Biden's presidency. In his first full day in office, he released the National Pandemic Strategy. 

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The effectiveness of that plan has been compounded by emerging strains spreading rapidly around the world.