https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/pfizer-ceo-albert-bourla-tests-positive-covid-rcna43134

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said on Monday he had tested positive for Covid-19 and was experiencing very mild symptoms.

Bourla, 60, said he had started a course of the company’s oral Covid-19 antiviral treatment, Paxlovid, and was isolating and following all public health precautions.

“I am confident that I will have a speedy recovery,” Bourla said in a statement.

Several public figures have tested positive for the infectious disease in the past few months including President Joe Biden and his chief medical adviser, Dr. Anthony Fauci.

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Biden spent more than two weeks isolated in the White House after two bouts with Covid-19. The second instance is believed to be a “rebound” experienced by some Covid patients who take Paxlovid.

Paxlovid is an antiviral medication that is used to treat high-risk people, such as older patients.

Bourla has received four doses of the Covid vaccine developed by Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech.

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