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News outlets are declining to send pool reporters to travel with Trump, after his COVID-19 diagnosis, to protect their health

News organisations are declining to send pool reporters back on the campaign trail with President Donald Trump, who recently had COVID-19, to protect their health, The New York Times reported Monday. White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany released a statement from Trump’s doctor, which announced that the president tested negative […]
News outlets are declining to send pool reporters to travel with Trump, after his COVID-19 diagnosis, to protect their health
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More patients want to join antibody drug trials after Trump’s coronavirus treatment — though we don’t know yet if it actually helps COVID-19

Coronavirus patients are asking to join clinical trials of antibody-based drugs after President Trump was given an experimental antibody therapy. Regeneron, the company that made the antibody cocktail given to Trump, told Business Insider that “generally we have seen an uptick in clinical trial interest overall in recent weeks.” And […]
More patients want to join antibody drug trials after Trump’s coronavirus treatment — though we don’t know yet if it actually helps COVID-19
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‘Hotelier tests positive for coronavirus’: How a local newspaper near Trump’s Scottish golf course covered his momentous COVID-19 diagnosis

A newspaper near US President Donald Trump’s Scottish golf course had a hilariously understated headline when Trump tested positive for COVID-19. The Ayr Advertiser wrote: “Turnberry hotelier tests positive for coronavirus.” Trump owns the Trump luxury golf resort in Scotland, which he bought in 2014. Trump announced that he tested […]
‘Hotelier tests positive for coronavirus’: How a local newspaper near Trump’s Scottish golf course covered his momentous COVID-19 diagnosis
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Trump aides are worried the president’s COVID-19 diagnosis will be a political disaster and voters will hold it against him

President Donald Trump’s aides fear that his coronavirus diagnosis could harm his reelection chances, The New York Times reported. Trump spent months ignoring coronavirus guidelines and downplaying the disease, something Republican strategists are worried voters will hold against Trump while he is in hospital. Trump was already behind in the […]
Trump aides are worried the president’s COVID-19 diagnosis will be a political disaster and voters will hold it against him
Markets

An investment chief who crushed the market during the coronavirus crash says Trump’s positive test has him even more cautious on stocks — and shares his strategy for hedging

James McDonald, Hercules Investments founder and CEO, said President Trump’s positive COVID-19 test could “completely change the direction of the campaign,” and has added to his already cautious outlook on the stock market. The investor whose trading strategy led him to profit from the market’s volatility in March said he […]
An investment chief who crushed the market during the coronavirus crash says Trump’s positive test has him even more cautious on stocks — and shares his strategy for hedging