Jan 6, 2021 - Politics & Policy

Rep. Kevin Brady tests positive for the coronavirus

House Ways and Means Committee Chair Kevin Brady (R-TX) speaks during a news conference June 20, 2018 on Capitol Hill

Rep. Kevin Brady. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Rep. Kevin Brady (R-Texas) announced Tuesday night that he's in quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19.

Why it matters: He's the second House member this week to test positive for the coronavirus after having the first dose of Pfizer-BioNTech's vaccine, following Rep. Kay Granger (R-Texas). Pfizer-BioNTech's vaccine and others require two doses to protect against the virus.

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