Albert Bourla, CEO of drugmaker Pfizer, has tested positive for Covid-19 and has "very mild symptoms," he said in a tweet on Monday.
"I would like to let you know that I have tested positive for #COVID19," Bourla wrote. "I am thankful to have received four doses of the Pfizer
, and I am feeling well while experiencing very mild symptoms. I am isolating and have started a course of Paxlovid."
He said that he is "confident I will have a speedy recovery," due to how far the world has come in efforts to battle the coronavirus
and expressed gratitude for his colleagues who worked to make vaccines
and treatments available.