US President-Elect Joe Biden Suffers Hairline Fracture In The Foot, Trump says ‘Get Well Soon’

US president-elect Joe Biden suffers hairline fracture in the foot while playing with dogs. Donald Trump extends his wishes to him.

Rohan Patil

November 30, 2020

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US President-elect Joe Biden has suffered a hairline fracture in his foot. He suffered an unfortunate injury while he was playing with his dogs. His personal physician has advised him to wear a protective boot while walking for several weeks to come. A lot of people have been curious to know about Joe Biden’s injury. Here is everything you need to know about Joe Biden’s foot injury.

Joe Biden’s office has also released an official statement regarding his injury. In the statement, it was mentioned that he was visiting an orthopaedic for X-rays and CT scan. The doctors initially had a thought that Joe Biden has sprained his ankle and it was not a major injury but later they advised an additional scan of the injury. Joe Biden’s personal physician Kevin O’Connors in his statement said that a follow-up CT scan confirmed that there was a hairline fracture.

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The statement also added that he will likely be required to wear a walking boot for several weeks to come. Joe Biden has two dogs. Champ has been living with the incoming President and his family since 20008. His other dog Major was fostered before being adopted by Joe Biden in 2018. He is the first rescue dog in the white house.

Joe Biden, when elected, will be the oldest president ever for the United States of America. He is 78 years old. He will take the office on 20 January 2021. Allies and opponents alike will be having a close watch on his health. As the news of Joe Biden’s injury spread out, the current US President Donald Trump also sent out a tweet for Joe Biden. Donald Trump shared a news article about Joe Biden suffering a hairline fracture and wrote, “Get well soon!” Here is a look at Donald Trump’s tweet for Joe Biden.

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Interestingly, during his presidential campaign, Donald Trump had, time and again, questioned Joe Biden’s health. Donald Trump had also deemed him simply physically unfit to run the country. Donald Trump supporters are now having a moment of laughter as they recalled Donald Trump’s comments on Joe Biden’s health.

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