On Thursday, Joe Biden will finish a routine medical exam. This is an important step for the oldest-ever US president as he prepares to run for reelection in 2024.
As it did during his previous visit in 2021, the White House has vowed to make the 80-year-old president’s doctor’s report public.
This time, it will be examined even more extensively because the Republican 2024 campaign has already begun. Despite low poll numbers, Democrat Joe Biden has been hinting that he plans to run again for office for some time, perhaps setting up a repeat of his 2020 campaign with his predecessor Donald Trump, who has already declared his candidacy.
However, on November 19, 2021, Biden had his most recent checkup, which included a colonoscopy while he was under deep anesthesia.
Vice President Kamala Harris became the first woman to occupy the presidency in US history when he delegated his authority to her for an hour and 25 minutes.
At the time, Biden’s physician, Kevin O’Connor, portrayed an image of a healthy man capable of performing his presidential duties.
He did, however, also draw attention to some seemingly insignificant aging symptoms, such as Biden’s stiffer walk, which he attributed to a little foot nerve disorder, and a persistent cough brought on by gastric reflux.
Since undergoing brain surgery in 1988, Biden has not experienced any significant health issues and does not smoke, drink, or engage in any physical activity.
Although he had a Covid-19 positive test in July of last year, he did not have a severe version of the illness. The American president has displayed extraordinary endurance by traveling and making public engagements. But the Republican opposition continues to attack him frequently because of his age.
Some of the president’s detractors have gone as far as to suggest that he is no longer rational, pointing to some of his times of disorientation and his slurred speech. Biden has frequently discussed beating a childhood stammer.