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The President Tests Positive

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have both tested positive for Covid-19. So far Trump appears to have mild symptoms.

“The president has to take care of himself. He’s a high-risk patient for this virus, and he needs to rest and pay attention for symptoms,” Dara Kass, MD, an associate professor of emergency medicine at Columbia University Medical Center tells Medium’s Coronavirus Blog. Read everything we know so far, below.



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Alexandra Sifferlin

Health and science journalist. Former editor of Medium’s Covid-19 Blog and deputy editor at Elemental. TIME Magazine writer before that