BREAKING UPDATE: US President Biden test positive for Covid after Cancer statement blunder

BREAKING UPDATE: US President Biden test positive for Covid after Cancer statement blunder Credit: Twitter @lavern_spicer

US President Biden has tested positive for Covid after a Cancer statement went viral, as reported on Thursday, July 21.

Update 4.35.pm (July 21) US President Biden has tested positive for Covid according to the White House, who announced the news in an official statement that read:

“This morning, President Biden tested positive for COVID-19. He is fully vaccinated and twice boosted and experiencing very mild symptoms. He has begun taking Paxlovid. Consistent with CDC guidelines, he will isolate at the White House and will continue to carry out all of his duties fully during that time.”

“He has been in contact with members of the White House staff by phone this morning, and will participate in his planned meetings at the White House this morning via phone and Zoom from the residence.”

“Consistent with White House protocol for positive COVID cases, which goes above and beyond CDC guidance, he will continue to work in isolation until he tests negative. Once he tests negative, he will return to in-person work.”

“Out of an abundance of transparency, the White House will provide a daily update on the President’s status as he continues to carry out the full duties of the office while in isolation.”

“Per standard protocol for any positive case at the White House, the White House Medical Unit will inform all close contacts of the President during the day today, including any Members of Congress and any members of the press who interacted with the President during yesterday’s travel. The President’s last previous test for COVID was Tuesday, when he had a negative test result.”

Twitter has flooded with tweets on the news:

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Original 14.13.pm (July 21) The hashtag “Biden Has Cancer” is trending on Twitter after the US President made a statement during a speech in Delaware in which he stated he had cancer.

A White House official later clarified that President Biden was referring to his previous removal of non-melanoma skin cancers during his speech and that he does not currently have Cancer.

Video footage of the incident was shared on Twitter:

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A government official later issued a tweet to clear up the confusion:

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Despite the fact being cleared up, Twitter users continued to use the viral hashtag to state their opinions on Biden’s cancer:

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Steven Crowder an American conservative political commentator also tweeted on the US President Biden’s Cancer blunder stating:

“Lefties are outraged and disgusted because #Bidenhascancer is trending. Yet, they scream about wanting the right to murder babies.  Sorry, Lefties, you don’t have the moral high ground.”

To which another user responded with an image of a Twitter user allegedly showing no concern for when a conservative politician had cancer.

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The news of Biden’s Cancer blunder comes shortly after the US President sparked a viral video after confusedly asking “What am I doing now?” after landing in Israel, on Wednesday, July 13.


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