The Doctors co-host Dr. Andrew Ordon reveals he tested positive for COVID-19 ...

Dr. Andrew Ordon, co-host of the popular CBS daytime television show The Doctors, revealed that he tested positive for coronavirus antibodies after falling ill with symptoms earlier this year.

The cosmetic and reconstructive surgeon sat down exclusively with DailyMailTV to discuss his experience suffering from COVID-19 in the early days of the outbreak, as well as his road to recovery.

Plus, the 69-year-old explains the process of getting a coronavirus antibody test and warns that experts don't yet know if that makes a person immune from contracting the disease again.

The good doctor: Dr. Andrew Ordon from TV's The Doctors sat down exclusively with DailyMailTV to discuss his experience suffering from COVID-19 in the early days of the outbreak and reveal that he recently tested positive for coronavirus antibodies

The good doctor: Dr. Andrew Ordon from TV's The Doctors sat down exclusively with DailyMailTV to discuss his experience suffering from COVID-19 in the early days of the outbreak and reveal that he recently tested positive for coronavirus antibodies

Dr. Ordon only found out recently that the flu-like symptoms he had been experiencing earlier this year, before the outbreak had really begun to spread, were actually symptoms of COVID-19. 

'I found out last week and that was based on an anti-body test,' he explained. 'I went to a local lab. They did it right there, it's a simple pin prick. You wait 15 minutes, you get the results.' 

Following some work trips to places like Dubai and Seattle early in 2020, Dr. Ordon believed he had come down with the flu because, at that point, he said there was not a lot of widespread information about the novel coronavirus.   

'As we know, the first cases in America were reported in Seattle in the state of Washington,' he recalled. 'So, I was in that hotbed and it was the perfect storm.'

The diagnosis: Dr. Ordon only found out recently that the flu-like symptoms he had been experiencing earlier this year, before the outbreak had really begun to spread, were actually symptoms of COVID-19

The diagnosis: Dr. Ordon only found out recently that the flu-like symptoms he had been experiencing earlier this year, before the outbreak had really begun to spread, were actually symptoms of COVID-19

Early on: Following some work trips to places like Dubai and Seattle early in 2020, Dr. Ordon believed he had come down with the flu because, at that point, there was not a lot of widespread information about the novel coronavirus

Early on: Following some work trips to places like Dubai and Seattle early in 2020, Dr. Ordon believed he had come down with the flu because, at that point, there was not a lot of widespread information about the novel coronavirus

'I was in close proximity to a lot of people,' Dr. Ordon continued. There was a lot of handshaking, there was a lot of hugging.'

During the last week of January, Dr. Ordon was in Seattle to do a TED Talk and it was on the flight back that he began to feel like he was coming down with something. 

'It started with headache, sore throat, runny nose, feeling run down. Those are the first symptoms,' the doctor recalled. 'And then it progressed to fever and

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