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Trump taken to military hospital

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 10/02/20, 05:34 pm

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump, who along with first lady Melania Trump was diagnosed early Friday with COVID-19, is spending a few days in a military hospital as a precaution, the White House said Friday. The Minnesota Department of Health advised those who attended Trump’s campaign events this week to get tested for the coronavirus. Anyone who had direct contact with Trump should quarantine for two weeks. The president’s doctor, Navy Cmdr.

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Trump, first lady test positive for COVID-19

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 10/02/20, 03:43 am

In an early Friday post on Twitter, President Donald Trump confirmed he and Melania started their quarantine process at the White House, adding, “We will get through this TOGETHER!” Senior White House aide Hope Hicks, who traveled with him to several functions this week, confirmed her infection hours before the Trumps tested positive. The news comes just a month before the Nov. 3 presidential election.

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Coronavirus: Made or born?

Science | Two studies support the theory of a lab-created pathogen
by Julie Borg
Posted 10/01/20, 03:30 pm

Nearly 10 months after reports surfaced of a new coronavirus in Wuhan, China, scientists still do not know how it originated. Most scientists believe the virus, called SARS-CoV-2, jumped from an animal to humans. In February, an analysis published in the journal Nature found the new coronavirus had a genome 96 percent similar to one found in bats, suggesting it occurred naturally.

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