What we know and don’t know about Trump’s coronavirus
There are many unanswered questions surrounding Donald Trump’s Covid-19 diagnosis and treatment. The Associated Press Great breakdown What we know about Trump’s coronavirus case, and what we still don’t know.
What are his symptoms?
The White House has officially provided some details, except that he had a fever and was tired.
How is he being treated?
Trump’s doctor, Dr. Sean Conley, said on Friday that doctors were giving Trump experimental antibody cocktails; Vitamin D; Femotidine, commonly used to treat heartburn and acid reflux; Sleep aid melatonin; And an aspirin.
And when he initially said Trump planned to stay in the White House, the White House announced Friday afternoon that Trump would be taking over the “presidential office” in Walter Reed instead.
When did Trump know he was exposed?
It is important to answer the question of whether the president, despite continuing his campaign programs and other activities, is aware that he may be infecting others, and whether the White House was transparent enough about Trump’s illness.
White House officials say Trump learned of the results of a positive test from coronavirus consultant Hope Hicks on Thursday after boarding a Marine One helicopter for a private fundraiser in New Jersey. But Trump traveled and traveled with the fundraiser. He told Fox News that he was being tested in the evening.
Just before 1 a.m. Friday, she tweeted that she and first lady Melania Trump had tested positive.
Who Infected Trump?
We do not know, although there is no shortage of potential suspects. Trump, who usually leaves behind a mask, had hundreds if not thousands this week meeting thousands of people, a campaign rally, his golf club, the presidential debate, fundraisers and those involved in his nomination to the Supreme Court.
Officials say one of Trump’s closest advisers, Hick, contracted the coronavirus Wednesday while accompanying Trump to a fundraiser in Minnesota, officials said. It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post. And Senator Mike Lee, a Utah Republican who was at the White House last week, announced Friday that he had tested positive.
The White House Medical Unit is ready to investigate the President’s contacts.