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No Longer Optional: White House Changes Virus Testing Policy for Staff

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The White House is mandating that all officials and staffers in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building agree to random coronavirus testing in the following weeks, according to two individuals familiar and a notice obtained by The Daily Beast.

This is the first time the White House has made it mandatory that all employees get tested for the coronavirus despite multiple people testing positive, according to those same individuals.

Officials working in the building, including those on the National Security Council and those working closely with the White House, told The Daily Beast medical professionals did draw their blood for antibody testing last month.

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