“Elon Musk predicted in March, at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, that there would be ‘probably close to zero new cases’ in the United States by the end of April,” reports the Washington Post.
“Now, the Tesla chief executive is trying to figure out whether he has a virus that has killed at least 242,000 Americans.”
The billionaire said early Friday that he’s experiencing cold-like symptoms, but that four rapid tests have produced two positives and two negatives — an experience that left him questioning the process.
“Something extremely bogus is going on,” Musk, 49, tweeted. “Was tested for covid four times today. Two tests came back negative, two came back positive. Same machine, same test, same nurse…”
Musk, who said on Twitter that he has the “symptoms of a typical cold,” said that he’s now awaiting a PCR test, which should take 24 hours.
Friday morning Musk said that for the past few days he’s had “slight fever” and “mild sniffles” — and that he’s taking NyQuil.
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