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The White House announced this morning that President Joe Biden has tested positive for COVID-19, adding that he is experiencing “mild symptoms.”

The 79-year-old Biden is fully vaccinated.  He received the initial two doses of the vaccine, then two boosters later.

Health experts say if a fully vaccinated person experiences a breakthrough infection, chances of becoming seriously ill are extremely low.

Biden is the second U.S. President to get the virus.  Former President Donald Trump tested positive for COVID while he was in the White House.