Quadruple-Vaccinated Joe Biden Has COVID-19

@COVID19Up: President Joe Biden tested (https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/biden-tests-positive-covid-white-house-says-rcna39334) positive for SARS-CoV-2 on Thursday (July 21) and is experiencing “mild symptoms” of COVID-19, the White House said (https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2022/07/21/statement-from-press-secretary-karine-jean-pierre/) in a statement.

The 79-year-old is being treated with Pfizer’s Paxlovid and is fully vaccinated and twice boosted, the statement said.

“Consistent with CDC guidelines, he will isolate at the White House and will continue to carry out all of his duties fully during that time,” the statement said.

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Mark Skidmore is Professor of Economics at Michigan State University where he holds the Morris Chair in State and Local Government Finance and Policy. His research focuses on topics in public finance, regional economics, and the economics of natural disasters. Mark created the Lighthouse Economics website and blog to share economic research and information relevant for navigating tumultuous times.

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