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Vice President Kamala Harris’s Press Secretary Kirsten Allen confirmed Harris’s COVID diagnosis on Twitter on April 26 and noted that “she has exhibited no symptoms, will isolate and continue to work from the Vice President’s residence.” Allen added that Harris had not been in close contact with President Joe Biden or First Lady Jill Biden recently as they’ve been busy traveling, and confirmed that “she will follow CDC guidelines and the advice of her physicians [and] will return to the White House when she tests negative.” It sounds like Harris is, thankfully, doing well, though Allen confirmed in another tweet later that day that she had been prescribed Paxlovid.
But while Harris may not have seen the president face to face as she fights off the pandemic inducing disease, he did call her on the phone. Associated Press White House reporter Zeke Miller confirmed the phone call, tweeting (in a message retweeted by Allen) that Joe “wanted to check in and make sure she has everything she needs as she quarantines at home.”
We know that Harris is vaccinated after getting her first dose in December 2020 and her second four months later. She then got boosted in October 2021, telling Americans at the time (via Fox News), “I want to encourage everyone to do the same when you are eligible. And, as we have said from the beginning, the vaccines are free they are safe and they will save your life.”
Source: Nicki Swift