First lady Dr. Jill Biden tests positive for COVID-19

First lady Dr. Jill Biden has tested positive for COVID-19 and is experiencing mild symptoms, her spokesperson said on August 16. Biden is pictured here on her visit to Costa Rica on May 23. (Erin Schaff/Pool/Reuters) First lady Dr. Jill Biden has tested positive for COVID-19 and is experiencing mild symptoms, her spokesperson said on August 16. Biden is pictured here on her visit to Costa Rica on May 23. (Erin Schaff/Pool/Reuters)

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This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, orange, emerging from the surface of cells, green, cultured in the lab. (NIAID-RML via AP) This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, orange, emerging from the surface of cells, green, cultured in the lab. (NIAID-RML via AP)

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