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GOP Rep. Don Young Called COVID-19 The 'Beer Virus.' Now, He Has It

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GOP Rep. Don Young Called COVID-19 The 'Beer Virus.' Now, He Has It

GOP Rep. Don Young Called COVID-19 The 'Beer Virus.' Now, He Has It

Alaska Rep.

Don Young is the longest-serving current member of the US Congress.

Young has previously called the novel coronavirus COVID-19 the 'beer virus,' and said claims of its severity were exaggerated.

Now, Business Insider reports the 87-year-old has tested positive for COVID-19.

On Thursday, he tweeted he was feeling 'strong' following his diagnosis.

Over the past week, approximately 5% of all COVID-19 tests administered in Alaska have come back positive.


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