Joe Biden coughs through White House meeting a day after COVID diagnosis

7/23/2022 1:22:00 AM

Joe Biden appeared in good spirits but had a noticeably deeper voice and apologised for repeatedly breaking away from his speech to cough

Joe Biden appeared in good spirits but had a noticeably deeper voice and apologised for repeatedly breaking away from his speech to cough

The White House doctor is seeing the president and taking his 'vital signs' multiple times a day, but says he is still working 'eight hours plus a day'.

The White House doctor is seeing the president and taking his"vital signs" multiple times a day, but says he is still working"eight hours plus a day".Make informed decisions with the FT Keep abreast of significant corporate, financial and political developments around the world.USA The White House said he has begun taking anti-viral treatment, Paxlovid and will isolate while continuing to carry out duties"fully".US President Joe Biden seems to have made a habit of getting his knickers in a twist over Glasgow.

Friday 22 July 2022 22:27, UK Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player 0:38 Why you can trust Sky News Joe Biden intermittently coughed his way through a virtual White House meeting, a day on from his testing positive for COVID.Mr Biden, who at 79 is the oldest person ever to serve as US president, appeared in good spirits but had a noticeably deeper voice and apologised for repeatedly breaking away from his speech to cough.Choose your subscription Try full digital access and see why over 1 million readers subscribe to the FT 1 € for 4 weeks."I'm feeling much better than I sound," the president said, as he described recent efforts to lower US petrol prices.The prime minister's spokesman said Boris Johnson sends Mr Biden his"best wishes" and hopes he has a speedy recovery.It came after wished his US counterpart a speedy recovery in an official message.Earlier on Friday, the White House doctor had released a statement saying Mr Biden's symptoms had improved." Sign up to Glasgow Live's newsletter Get all the latest Glasgow news and headlines sent straight to your inbox twice a day by signing up to our free newsletter.

Advertisement Mr Biden had a slight temperature of 37.The statement continued:"The president's last previous test for COVID was Tuesday, when he had a negative test result.4C (99.4F) but was responding"favourably" to painkillers and that he was breathing normally."His voice is deeper this morning.Multiple members of Biden's administration and other senior figures in Washington have tested positive for the virus in recent months, including vice-president Kamala Harris in April, House of Representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi and Attorney General Merrick Garland.His pulse, blood pressure, respiratory rate and oxygen saturation remain normal, on room air," he said.READ MORE - Glasgow Four Corners late night assault sees woman rushed to hospital Glasgow doctor struck off for leaving busy A&E for a nap handed licence back Man robbed and three friends attacked by 'large group' of teens aged 13-15 at Balloch Park Young woman 'needed surgery for broken ankle and leg' after being attacked by thugs on camping trip Glasgow Airport announces new service to 'speed up' journeys this summer.

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US President Joe Biden tests positive for COVID, experiencing 'very mild symptoms'President Joe Biden has tested positive for COVID but First Lady, Jill Biden, says he is 'doing fine'. She added that there will be no changes to her schedule as she 'tested negative' earlier today. Read more here 👉 here 📺 Sky 501 and YouTube Well if it doesn’t finish that geriatric old twat off then it’s clearly not a deadly virus is it Listen carefully Covid and cancer? Joe's having a bad week.

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