Biden injures ankle playing with dog, will need walking boot

New York: President-elect Joe Biden suffered “hairline fractures” on his foot while playing with one of his dogs on Saturday and may need a “walking boot for several weeks”, a CT scan report has confirmed late Sunday evening, reports IANS.

White House pool reporters in Wilmington, Delaware, said they noticed Biden was visibly limping as he waved to reporters and bystanders.

Biden was injured Saturday while playing with Major, one of his two dogs. Major joined the Biden family in 2018, the other dog Champ is 2008 vintage. The Bidens will be bringing Major and Champ to the White House. They also have plans to adopt a cat.

Biden will be the oldest American president when he’s inaugurated in January. Biden’s doctor, in an earlier report, describes the President-elect as “healthy, vigorous and fit”.

Image courtesy of President-elect Joe Biden with the rescue dog Major the family adopted. (Photo courtesy Delaware Humane Society)

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