The state of health of the US president, who has Covid-19, is still speculated. The White House has now commented on the conflicting information. All information in the news blog.
US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania have been infected with the corona virus. The 74-year-old is currently being treated at Walter Reed Military Hospital in Bethesda.
Trump’s Health: The White House Promises Transparency
Following conflicting statements about US President Donald Trump’s health, the White House has pledged transparency. “This is a dynamic situation, as you know. We try to be as transparent as possible to the American public,” spokeswoman Alyssa Farah told broadcaster Fox News on Sunday.
The White House wanted to supplement the doctors’ information so that the public knew all the facts. Conley gave an “accurate update” on Trump’s condition on Saturday. Meadows’ statements indicated that the situation on Friday was “a little more concerning,” Farah said. “We know he’s not out of the woods yet, but we’re confident his condition will improve.”
Personal Doctor: Trump’s health continues to improve
According to his personal physician Sean Conley, US President Donald Trump’s health has been getting better and better. As with any illness, there are ups and downs, Conley said Sunday in front of Walter Reed Hospital in Bethesda, near Washington. Trump (74) was taken to hospital on Friday evening after he was infected with the corona virus. On Saturday evening, Conley said the doctors were cautiously optimistic. Trump is not over the mountain yet. You can read more information here.
Corona patient Trump can be driven past trailers
US President Donald Trump paid a surprise visit to his supporters outside the hospital. Trump waved from a black SUV to his fans in Bethesda, north of Washington, on Sunday, as shown in a video posted on Twitter. Trump wore a mask in the car that contained at least two other people. Read more here.
Did Donald Trump memorize a first positive corona test?
According to media reports, US President Donald Trump would have hidden a first positive test for Covid-19. Trump appeared on Fox News on Thursday following the results of an initial quick test on Thursday, the Wall Street Journal reported. Read more here.
Media Report: Trump was terrified
The seriousness of the US president’s corona disease is still unclear. Trump himself announced that he was doing well. According to a report by “Vanity FairHowever, he would have felt very bad on Friday. According to this, he had palpitations, had a fever of over 39 degrees and was on oxygen. According to the report, Trump asked confidants if he could overcome the disease or if he looked like Stan. . ” Chera end “? Chera was a friend of Trump. He died after being infected with the corona virus.
Earlier, doctors would have warned the head of state, the magazine reports. He could go to the hospital himself or the doctors would later have to transport him in a wheelchair or on a stretcher if his health deteriorated. Trump would have waited to leave the hospital until the fair closed on Friday, a source told the Vanity Fair. The magazine lists several of Trump’s confidants and members of the Republicans.
Report: Trump hesitated before being hospitalized
According to information from broadcaster CNN, US President Donald Trump initially hesitated on Friday to be treated in hospital for his corona infection. Citing informed circles, the station reported on Sunday evening that Trump advisers first had to convince the 74-year-old in the White House to board the Marine One helicopter. The helicopter was already waiting on the south lawn of the official headquarters. Trump was eventually flown to Walter Reed Military Hospital north of Washington, where he has been treated ever since.
Despite symptoms and therapy that has already begun, Trump initially did not want to be taken to the hospital, he said. He wanted to avoid becoming seriously ill. The president had been informed that it would be better for him to stay in the clinic if his condition deteriorated. Senior government officials said they would not hospitalize Trump until after the stock market closed to avoid a crash in stock prices.
Before Trump was taken to hospital, media reports said he was given supplemental oxygen at the White House on Friday. Looking ahead to Friday, Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said on Fox News last weekend, “We were really concerned yesterday.” Trump had a fever, and the oxygen saturation in his blood had dropped rapidly. In contrast, Trump’s personal physician Sean Conley had previously painted a positive picture of the president’s health.
Biden makes the results of corona tests public
As a sign of transparency, US election challenger Joe Biden wants to publish the results of his corona tests in the future. The former vice president responded to conflicting information about the health of US President Donald Trump, who has been being treated in a military hospital for a corona infection since Friday. “Vice President Biden will be tested regularly and he will publish the result of each test,” said a spokesman for Biden’s campaign team, Andrew Bates, on Saturday (local time).
The 77-year-old was last tested negative on Friday. According to CNN, another corona test is scheduled for Sunday morning.
Trump reports from the hospital with a video message
US President Donald Trump himself has emphasized that the coming days will likely determine the course of his coronavirus infection. “I’m starting to feel good again,” Trump said in a new video message from the hospital on Saturday. In the next few days, “the real test” will come – “we’ll see what happens,” said the president. The White House had emphasized on Friday that Trump had only mild symptoms and had been taken to the clinic only as a precaution.
“When I got here, I didn’t feel very well. Now I feel a lot better,” Trump said in the video published Saturday night (local time). His voice was a little thick and he seemed a little short of breath. “I have to come back because we have to make America great one more time,” the president said, referring to his campaign motto. “I think I’ll be back soon.”
At the same time, Trump has defended his approach in recent months, making many public appearances and campaign trips – and often without precautions such as wearing a mask. “I had no choice, I couldn’t just stay in the White House,” he said. “As a leader you have to tackle problems.” In view of the US presidential election on Nov. 3, Trump said he wanted to “end the campaign as it started.”
No senate meeting for two weeks
The US Senate suspends its plenary sessions for two weeks after corona infections of at least three members. At the same time, the judicial committee must continue hearings of US Supreme Court candidate Amy Coney Barrett, Republican majority leader Mitch McConnell said Saturday.
Three senators – Republicans Mike Lee, Thom Tillis and Ron Johnson – had announced positive corona tests since Friday. Lee and Tillis are also members of the Judiciary Committee. President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans want Barrett to be in office ahead of the Nov. 3 presidential election.
The Democrats demand that only the winner of the presidential election decide who will fill the post of the recently deceased liberal judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Among other things, they warn that Barrett is likely to vote for President Barack Obama’s abolition of health care reform. Democratic members of the judicial committee on Saturday criticized that continuing to work would endanger the health of those involved.
Doctor: The president is “very good”
According to his personal doctor, Sean Conley, US President Donald Trump is doing well. “The president is doing very well this morning,” Conley told reporters at Walter Reed Military Hospital in Bethesda, north of Washington, on Saturday.
Doctors are very happy with the progress that has been made in the treatment of Trump. At first it seemed to be even more difficult. But now Trump has been fever free for 24 hours. Dr. Sean Dooley added that the president did not need ventilation.
Trump (74) flew to hospital by helicopter on Friday evening. Recently there have been reports that the state of the president is more serious than the White House has portrayed.
Trump is getting these drugs – in addition to remdesivir
For the next few days, Trump will work from the president’s office in the military hospital, the White House said. He had “mild symptoms,” but was cheerful and worked all day. The president has taken a first dose of remdesivir and is resting, the personal doctor said. He also takes zinc, vitamin D, the stomach medicine famotidine, the sleep hormone melatonin and aspirin. Trump had previously been dosed with an antibody cocktail – an experimental treatment. He showed signs of fatigue; there were no further details about his symptoms. How long Trump will be in the hospital is unclear. The White House spoke of a few days
American media also reported a fever on Friday. “This is serious,” an unnamed presidential adviser told CNN. The president is also having trouble breathing. The broadcaster also quoted a senior government official as saying Trump’s condition is okay right now. But there is concern in the White House that the situation could change quickly. At 74 years old and overweight, he is one of the coronary disease patients.
Another Republican senator infected with coronavirus
Another senator in the US has been infected with the corona virus. A spokesman for Republican Ron Johnson said on Saturday that the senator had been tested the day before. The result was positive. Senator Johnson is fine and has no symptoms. He will remain in isolation until his doctor clarifies everything. ‘ The senator came into contact with an infected person. Johnson had not been to the White House in recent weeks.
The EU medicines authority is investigating possible kidney damage from remdesivir
The active ingredient remdesivir, which is also used in the treatment of severe courses of Covid-19, is under further investigation in Europe due to possible renal complications. According to reports, a safety testing procedure for the drug Veklury has started, the EU Medicines Agency (EMA) announced Friday.
The preparation is based on remdesivir, which US President Donald Trump also takes, according to his personal doctor Sean Conley. Acute kidney problems would have occurred in some patients, the authority with headquarters in Amsterdam said. Various media outlets reported on the EMA investigation.
It has been given conditional approval in the EU since July for the treatment of adults and adolescents suffering from pneumonia as a result of corona infection. Possible side effects should be further observed.
The Chinese president wishes Trump a speedy recovery
Chinese President Xi Jinping has wished US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania a speedy recovery. The official Xinhua news agency reported Saturday.
Trump’s head of the election campaign tested positive for Corona
A month before the US election, President Donald Trump’s campaign leader, Bill Stepien, also tested positive for the corona virus. The campaign team confirmed late Friday night in Politico magazine. Stepien was diagnosed Friday night and had mild flu-like symptoms. He keeps control of the campaign from his home office. Earlier in the day it was announced that Republican party leader Ronna McDaniel had also contracted the virus. The positive test by Trump’s close adviser Hope Hicks on Thursday had resulted in numerous other tests in the president’s area.
Lots of infections after the event
Meanwhile, more and more infections are known from the Trump environment. In the days leading up to his positive corona test, Trump traveled extensively and stayed near dozens of people. In particular, the focus is on an event in the White House garden a week ago when Trump introduced conservative attorney Amy Coney Barrett as a candidate for the US Supreme Court vacancy. More than 100 people gathered there in a small space, and photos and videos show that few wore masks or kept their distance. According to the television station CNN, the participants hugged or shook hands.
Corona tests have since been positive for at least six of those in attendance: in addition to Trump and his wife Melania, there are campaign manager Bill Stepien, former high-ranking Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway, as well as Senators Mike Lee and Thom Tillis and the president of the Catholic University of Notre Dame, John Jenkins. Refilling the judge’s mail still has to go according to plan.
Guess Work About Trump’s Condition: How Is He?
Donald Trump is in the hospital – his condition has apparently deteriorated significantly on Friday. But the White House is silent on the president’s condition. Read more about it here.
Macron wishes Trumps the best of luck
French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte wished Corona-infected US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump, who was also infected, a speedy recovery. “Stay strong and keep going!” (for example, “Stay strong and don’t let yourself down!”) Macron wrote by hand on Friday on a card addressed to “Dear Donald” and featured on Facebook. According to Elysée Palace circles, “Première Dame” Brigitte Macron sent an extra message to the American First Lady – with “heartfelt wishes” for a speedy recovery.
Trump doesn’t need oxygen
US President Donald Trump does not require supplemental oxygen for his hospital treatment. That is what a doctor in the White House announced. Trump started taking the Covid 19 drug Remdesivir from the American company Gilead Sciences.
Former Trump advisor Conway tested positive
Former advisor and campaign manager to US President Donald Trump, Kellyanne Conway, has tested positive for the corona virus. She is in quarantine and has only mild symptoms, Conway announced in a tweet. She resigned in late August for personal reasons to focus on her family. Conway was one of Trump’s most loyal companions.
In Washington: Kellyanne Conway, then an adviser to US President Trump, speaks to reporters. The former high-ranking adviser to US President Donald Trump has contracted the corona virus. (Source: Andrew Harnik / AP / dpa)
Another US Republican Senator tests positive
In the United States, another Republican senator tested positive for the coronavirus. Thom Tillis, who represents the state of North Carolina in the United States Senate, announced his infection. His positive coronavirus test could delay filling the vacancy in the US Supreme Court. Like Corona-infected Republican Mike Lee, Tillis is a member of the Senate Legal Committee.
Trump threw hats into the crowd during the campaign event
Before the US president tested positive for the coronavirus, he participated in a few election campaign events. As “The Sun” reports and shows in a video on Twitter, he threw one of these hats into the crowd.
White House reporters tested positive
Three White House reporters have tested positive for the coronavirus, the New York Post reports. All three had been to the White House in the past week. As a precaution, other journalists are in quarantine.
Government agency not transferred to vice
Despite his admission to a military hospital for his corona infection, US President Donald Trump has not handed over a power of attorney to his Vice President Mike Pence. The US presidential office has announced.
The EU Medicines Agency is investigating possible kidney damage from Remdesivir
According to its own information, the EU medicines authority EMA is investigating reports of possible kidney damage from ingestion of the corona drug Remdesivir. Read more about it here.
Barack and Michelle Obama wish Trump good wishes
Former US President Barack Obama has sent good wishes to incumbent Donald Trump and First Lady Melania. “Michelle and I hope that the President, the First Lady and all people affected by the coronavirus across the country will receive the treatment they need on their way to a speedy recovery,” Obama wrote on Twitter on behalf of his wife on Friday. Apparently with the month-long election in mind, Obama wrote that America is currently in “a major political battle.” “While there is a lot at stake, we must remember that we are all Americans. We are all human. And we want everyone to be healthy, regardless of our party.”
Kim, the ruler of North Korea, wishes Trump a speedy recovery
North Korean ruler Kim Jong-un wished US President Donald Trump a speedy recovery from his corona infection and expressed his condolences. He wishes him and the First Lady “from the bottom of his heart” a speedy and complete recovery, according to the letter from the state agency KCNA. He expressed hope that the two “will soon get over it”. Kim closed his letter with “best regards”. Trump and Kim held two summits in Singapore and Hanoi in 2018 and 2019, and met for the third time on the Korean demarcation line.
Twitter will remove death wishes for Trump
Twitter will remove all tweets in which it wishes US President Donald Trump to die after his corona infection. The SMS service referred to the current house rules on Saturday evening after a report in the media. Accordingly, no one should wish for death, serious injury or fatal illness. At the same time, Twitter has limited that it does not automatically mean that the accounts of the affected users will be blocked. After the corona infection of Trump became known, there were many reactions on Twitter.