Use of Paxlovid against covid-19 could cause spread of the virus 1:59 (CNN) – The first lady of the United States, Dr. Jill Biden, has tested positive for covid-19 and is experiencing mild symptoms, her spokesman said on Tuesday. “After testing negative for covid-19 this Monday during her regular tests, the first lady began developing cold-like symptoms late at night. She tested negative again on a rapid antigen test, but a test for PCR came back positive,” said Elizabeth Alexander, director of communications for Jill Biden. The first lady, vaccinated with two initial doses and two boosters, is taking Paxlovid, Pfizer’s antiviral drug, according to Alexander. Jill Biden is currently on Kiawah Island, South Carolina, with President Joe Biden, who is due back in Washington later to sign a bill into law on Tuesday. “She is currently in a private residence in South Carolina and will be returning home after receiving two consecutive negative tests for COVID-19,” Alexander added. News in development…
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