U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, center, meets with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, left, successful the Vice President's Ceremonial Office astatine helium Eisenhower Executive Office Building adjacent to the White House successful Washington connected Sept. 24, 2021. (Patrick Semansky/Pool/AFP via Getty Images)
Ana Navarro and Sunny Hostin were asked to leave by a shaper aft their tests precocious past week returned positive, derailing plans to person Harris successful the ABC show’s workplace to reply questions.
But repeated followup tests implicit the play showed that the archetypal tests were wrong, big Joy Behar said Monday.
“I americium thrilled to study that Sunny and Ana’s Friday results turned retired to beryllium mendacious positives, and everyone is safe, healthy, and COVID-free,” Behar said. “No one’s got it. It was a mistake of immoderate sort.”
The shaper who pulled Navarro and Hostin disconnected apologized and said that helium was relieved the positives were false.
Hostin said the incidental affected her husband, a surgeon who was pulled retired of the operating room, arsenic good arsenic her parents and son.
“I ever was assured by the information that I americium afloat vaccinated. And truthful if adjacent if I were COVID positive, I was convinced that I would apt beryllium okay,” she added.
Federal officials accidental afloat vaccinated persons are little apt to endure terrible illness from COVID-19, the illness caused by the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus.
The astir wide utilized benignant of trial for the disease, polymerase concatenation absorption tests, are known to present mendacious positives. High-profile figures person successful the past tested affirmative lone to trial antagonistic connected aggregate consequent tests.
Harris connected Friday ended up conducting the interview, but remotely.
Aides said she ne'er had interaction with Hostin oregon Navarro and the vice president proceeded with her schedule, which included meetings with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Zachary Stieber covers U.S. news, including authorities and tribunal cases. He started astatine The Epoch Times arsenic a New York City metro reporter.