May 28, 2020 - Politics & Policy

Tim Kaine and wife test positive for coronavirus antibodies

Sen. Tim Kaine and his wife Anne Holton at The Human Rights Campaign gala dinner

Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) and his wife Anne Holton. Photo: Emma McIntyre/Getty Images

Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.), Hillary Clinton's vice presidential pick in 2016, announced Thursday that both he and his wife, Anne Holton, tested positive for coronavirus antibodies after suffering from flu-like symptoms in March and April.

What he's saying: While Kaine said their doctors believed they might have the virus after previously testing positive for the flu, he and his wife were not tested because of a shortage at the time — and the fact that they were both working remotely and isolated at home already.

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