According to the Pentagon, General Mark Milley is the chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff and has passed a Covid-19 test. Milley can now work remotely. The military didn’t say who, but one other Joint Chiefs member is positive.
Milley was positive for HIV on Sunday. “experiencing very minor symptoms and can perform all of his duties from the remote location,”A statement was made by Colonel Dave Butler on Monday, the Joint Staff’s spokesperson.
The general “received the Covid-19 vaccines including the booster,”Butler agreed. Butler added.
Milley’s last public event was last week’s funeral of retired general, Raymond Odierno, at Arlington National Cemetery, where he was in contact with President Joe Biden.
“He tested negative several days prior to and every day following contact with the president until yesterday,” Butler said.
Lloyd Austin, Defense Secretary of the United States had been positive for Covid-19 since January 2. He also worked remotely for several days before returning to Washington last week.
Austin said that Austin should be fully vaccinated. “rendered the infection much more mild than it would otherwise have been,”That he was not going to change the US vaccination mandate. “The vaccines work and will remain a military medical requirement for our workforce,”
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