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Read full text: White House memo on Biden testing positive for COVID-19

President Joe Biden walks on the South Lawn of the White House before boarding Marine One, Wednesday, July 20, 2022, in Washington. Biden is traveling to Massachusetts to announce new actions on climate change. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

President Biden tested positive for COVID-19 and is experiencing mild symptoms, the White House announced Thursday.

The president, who is 79 years old, is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, but the development is certain to trigger concerns about his health given his age. 

Shortly after the announcement, White House physician Kevin O’Connor provided an update on Biden’s condition.

Read the memo below.

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