US President Elect Joe Biden Injured
Sad news as US President elect Joe Biden has suffered an ankle injury while playing with his pet dog called ‘Major’ on Saturday, November 28, Nkonlineblog reports.
From the office of the President-elect who revealed the information on Sunday, November 29, Biden twisted his ankle and will undergo further examination.
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“Biden will see a physician “out of an abundance of caution”, his office said.
“Biden fractured his right foot while playing with one of his dogs, an injury discovered in a scan, Sunday and that will likely require him to wear a boot for several weeks”, his doctor, Kevin O’Conor mentioned.
“Biden visited an orthopedist in Newark, Delaware, on Sunday afternoon November 29”, his office mentioned.
“Initial x-rays did not show any obvious fracture”, however medical employees ordered a more detailed CT scan. The subsequent scan discovered tiny fractures of two small bones in the middle of his right foot, his doctor further mentioned.
Joe Biden and his wife, Jill Biden rescued Major in 2018, making it the first shelter dog to occupy the White House .
The German Shepherd is their second of two dogs. Biden adopted their first German Shepherd called ‘Champ’ in 2008 when Biden became Barack Obama’s vice president. The Bidens reportedly want to add a cat to their family.
Biden’s counterpart and sitting US President, Trump took to his twitter on Sunday evening to wish Biden well after seeing a video of Biden leaving the hospital.