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Doocy Asks Biden Why He Sounds So Sick. Biden Starts Talking About Kissing Grandkids

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When asked why he sounds so sick, President Joe Biden began talking about kissing grandkids Friday.

“First of all, Mr. President, your voice sounds a little different, are you OK?” Fox News’ Senior White House Correspondent Peter Doocy asked.

“I’m okay, I have a test everyday to see, a COVID test,” said Biden, who sounds congested. “What I have is a one-and-a-half-year-old grandson who had a cold who likes to kiss his Pop. And kissing my, uh, anyways. So, it’s just a cold.”

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Biden gave an address Friday, discussing the November jobs report but briefly turning away from the microphone to cough into his hand, according to CNN. (RELATED: Medical Experts Are Unsure Why Biden Thinks 98% Of Americans Need To Be Vaccinated)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says “older adults are more likely to get very sick from COVID-19. Getting very sick means that older adults with COVID-19 might need hospitalization, intensive care, or a ventilator to help them breathe, or they might even die. The risk increases for people in their 50s and increases in 60s, 70s, and 80s.”

Biden is fully vaccinated.