Oct 2, 2020 - Politics & Policy

Trump heads to Walter Reed hospital for "the next few days"

President Trump will work from Walter Reed military hospital in the Washington, D.C. suburbs "for the next few days" after testing positive for the coronavirus, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said Friday.

What they're saying: The move is "out of an abundance of caution," McEnany said. The president reportedly experienced mild coronavirus symptoms on Friday. Doctors have given him an experimental antibody cocktail.

  • "I'm going to Walter Reed hospital," Trump said in a video address on Friday evening. "I think I'm doing very well, but we're going to make sure things work out. The first lady is doing very well."
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