President Trump headed to Walter Reed Medical Center on Friday afternoon after his earlier COVID-19 diagnosis; he'll "be working from the presidential offices" there "for the next few days," the White House said.
PER THE WHITE HOUSE: "Out of an abundance of caution, and at the recommendation of his physician and medical experts, the President will be working from the presidential offices at Walter Reed for the next few days."
— Kaitlan Collins (@kaitlancollins) October 2, 2020
The report came less than an hour after the White House reported Trump "remains fatigued but in good spirits." First lady Melania Trump "remains well with only a mild cough and headache," while the rest of the Trump family tested negative for COVID-19. Trump was being treated with an experimental cocktail of drugs that has proved promising to fight COVID-19.
Statement from White House doc has a very different description of how the president is faring, in comparison to Melania.
Fails to explain Trump's temperature and whether he has a fever, doesn't say if he's having shortness of breath or other difficulties. pic.twitter.com/PbWG9K0G5O
— Jennifer Jacobs (@JenniferJJacobs) October 2, 2020
But Dr. Esther Choo, an expert in public health and epidemiology, told BBC that treatment is "aggressive" if Trump is only showing symptoms of fatigue.
Doctor Esther Choo tells us the treatment being given the President is confusing. It’s more aggressive than a Covid patient who was only described as fatigues would normally get.
— Katty Kay (@KattyKay_) October 2, 2020
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