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  • U S President elect Joe Biden suffered several small fractures in his foot over the weekend while playing with his dog major.

  • That's according to his personal physician, who said Sunday that Biden will probably have to wear a protective boot for several weeks.

  • Biden's office said in a statement that the incident happened on Saturday in the 78 year old visited, an orthopedist for X rays and a CT scan the next day.

  • Doctors first thought the former vice president had only sprained his ankle, but a follow up scan confirmed there were several hairline fractures.

  • Having defeated President Donald Trump in the November 3rd election, Biden is set to become the oldest president in US history.

  • Trump has not yet conceded defeat in the election and is contesting the results in court.

  • But he took to Twitter on Sunday toe wish Biden a speedy recovery.

  • Biden is set to take office on January 20th.

  • His health will likely remain a matter of great speculation, closely watched by allies and opponents alike.


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