Walensky Tests Positive Again

CDC director returns to isolation with mild COVID-19 symptoms
By Bob Cronin,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 31, 2022 6:00 PM CDT
Walensky Tests Positive Again
Dr. Rochelle Walensky testifies in June on Capitol Hill.   (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is back in isolation at home, after testing positive again for COVID-19. Dr. Rochelle Walensky, 53, first had a positive test on Oct 21. She then tested negative after completing a regimen of the antiviral Paxlovid, but mild symptoms returned Sunday, the AP reports. The CDC said Monday that Walensky will participate in meetings online, per the Hill. (Read more Rochelle Walensky stories.)

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