President Donald Trump cheered on his supporters in the convoy on Sunday night, wearing a black mask, waving from the backseat, and driving with his thumbs up at the crowd.
“We have received great reports from doctors,” Trump said in a previous video on Twitter TWTR.
It looks bright while standing. “This is a great hospital, Walter Reed. Their work is really great, and I want to thank them all.”
Mr. Trump, 74, was moved from the White House to the Walter Reed Medical Center late Friday. On the same day, he and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive for the coronavirus. His medical regimen emphasized how the president belongs to a group at higher risk of more serious illness from COVID-19.
“During that completely unnecessary presidential’drive-by’, everyone in the car must be quarantined for just 14 days now. ”
Fox News journalist Lou Dobbs tweeted his support for the president, if not a decision to leave the hospital. “I love our president! I’m a bad patient, but a great leader.”
Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper speculated to CNN that he was likely concerned about optics given that Trump was in the midst of an election campaign. “Let’s expect this to match his rate of improvement,” he said.
However, George Washington University’s emergency medicine doctor and Walter Reed’s doctor, James Phillips, tweeted his disappointment to the president leaving the room to greet supporters from his convoy. ..
“During that completely unnecessary presidential’drive-by’, everyone in the car must be quarantined for just 14 days now,” he said. “They may get sick. They may die.” Phillips said, “For political drama. Trump ordered them to put their lives at risk in the theater. This is madness. is.”
Philips added: “The president’s SUV is not only bulletproof, but also sealed against chemical attacks. The risk of COVID 19 being transmitted internally is as high as outside medical procedures. Irresponsibility is amazing. My idea is that the Secret Service was forced to play. “
Jonathan Reiner, director of the George Washington University Hospital’s Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and professor of medicine at George Washington University Medical Center, also expressed concern that the president would be discharged due to his condition.
“In the hospital, in close contact with Covid patients, they wear full PPE, such as gowns, gloves, N95, eye protection, and hats. This is irresponsible height,” he said.
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The president was also oxygenated at least once, and Trump’s doctor, Dr. Dexamethasone, said on Sunday. Dexamethasone is a common steroid that has been shown in clinical trials in the United Kingdom to reduce mortality in severely ill COVID-19 patients.
“I love our president! I’m a bad patient, but a great leader.”
When asked by reporters at Walter Reed’s Sunday press conference why he seemed to underestimate certain aspects of the president’s condition, Conley replied: So I was trying to reflect the cheerful attitude of the team, the president, that his illness course had. I didn’t want to provide information that could take the course of my illness in another direction. By doing so, we knew we were trying to hide something, but that wasn’t always true. “
“The fact of the matter is that he’s doing really well … he’s reacting, and as the team said, if all goes well, we plan to return to the White House and leave the hospital. I’m going to start. “
Dexamethasone is a type of corticosteroid that is considered to be the only treatment for severe COVID-19 patients.
“Corticosteroids also appear to be associated with benefit among critically ill patients with COVID-19, whether they are receiving mechanical ventilation or oxygen without mechanical ventilation.” The researcher wrote in a JAMA editorial in September.
Still, Trump looked bright on his video address on Twitter on Sunday night. Observers said it could certainly be a sign of improvement in his condition, or a temporary boost in energy from the steroids he received. Medical professionals are paying attention to the harmful effects of COVID-19. This is unpredictable and can offend the patient one day, but can get worse the next day.
See Trump’s convoy outside Walter Reed.
The president said he would like to thank his supporters. “I was also able to meet the soldiers, some of the first responders, and any group,” Trump said in his video statement on Sunday. “I think we’ll also be a little surprised by some of the great patriots we’re on the street, and they’ve been there for a long time.”
“They have the Trump flag, they love our country, and I’m not telling anyone but you, but probably you because I’m trying to make a surprise visit Will get there before they meet me, “he added.
He also said on Sunday that Trump learned a lot about COVID-19 during his stay at Walter Reed. “But when I saw that enthusiasm, I probably had an enthusiasm that no one had,” the president added. “It was a very interesting trip. I learned a lot about COVID. I really learned at school.”
“This is a real school,” Trump added. “This is not a’read a book’school. I understand and understand it. It’s very interesting and I’ll let you know about it.”
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