If Trump returns to campaign today, does Trump have the potential to infect another?

WASHINGTON DC, KOMPAS.com – Dr. Sean Conley, doctor who treated the President of the United States (US) Donald Trump said he fully anticipates Trump’s “safe return to the public meeting” on Saturday (10/10/2020).

Launch AFP, the 45th US president plans to return to public campaigning on Saturday, although the certainty of his recovery is still being questioned by many circles.

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According to the US government’s leading scientist and health expert, Anthony Fauci, he believes the president’s medical team will not let him out while there is still a potential for infection.

“I can assure you that they will check on (Trump) before they release him,” Fauci was quoted as saying CBS News.

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In fact, since Trump was diagnosed on October 1, Saturday will be the ninth day he has tested positive for Covid-19. However, until now the presidential medical office has still not released the main complete laboratory results.

Will Trump be able to infect the others if he imposes a campaign?

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Guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say that, for people with mild or moderate Covid-19, isolation and preventive measures can be stopped 10 days after the onset of symptoms, and after they are fever free for 24 hours.

For more severe disease, isolation and new precautions can be stopped 20 days after the onset of symptoms.

But in Trump’s case, “we don’t know whether he has moderate or severe illness,” said Dr Mangala Narasimhan, senior deputy leader of critical care at Northwell Health, New York.

Also read: His health is still in question, Trump is determined to continue the campaign on Saturday


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