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Biden tests positive for COVID-19: An infectious disease doctor explains the risks and treatments available for the 79-year-old president

Biden tests positive for COVID-19: An infectious disease doctor explains the risks and treatments available for the 79-year-old president

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. On July 21, 2022, U.S. President Joe Biden said he had tested positive for COVID-19 and was experiencing mild symptoms. In a letter to the public, Biden’s doctor explained that the president had a slight runny nose, some…

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What is Paxlovid and how will it help the fight against coronavirus? An infectious diseases physician answers questions on the COVID-19 pill

What is Paxlovid and how will it help the fight against coronavirus? An infectious diseases physician answers questions on the COVID-19 pill

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. The Biden administration announced plans on April 26, 2022, to increase the availability of the COVID-19 drug Paxlovid, vowing to get more of the treatment pills into the hands of Americans. An oral antiviral, Paxlovid has proved successful…

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