Trump wanted to be connected to a ventilator during his illness
After being diagnosed with coronavirus, Donald Trump stayed in the hospital for only three days.
After Trump fell ill with coronavirus infection, doctors allowed the possibility of connecting the head of the White House to a ventilator at that time, but the president’s entourage “downplayed the seriousness of the situation.” On Thursday, February 11, the newspaper reports. The New York Times (NYT) citing sources.
“In October last year, the American authorities did not disclose information about how difficult the coronavirus disease is for Donald Trump, who at that time was the president of the country,” the newspaper writes.
According to the interlocutors of the newspaper, Trump’s condition was worse “than publicly admitted.” The oxygen content in his blood was low, in connection with which the specialists feared that he would have to be connected to a mechanical ventilation apparatus (ALV). The president also had symptoms related to pneumonia caused by the coronavirus, including signs of “lung infiltration.”
Trump’s condition caused “extreme concern” among doctors, but Trump’s entourage tried to “downplay the seriousness of the situation,” indicating that the president was on the mend, writes NYT. According to her, due to concerns about the state of the Republican, the medics used the drug Regeneron for his treatment, although at that time it was not fully approved.
Trump announced the coronavirus infection on October 2. Later that day, he arrived at Walter Reed Medical Center. The attending physician of the head of state, Sean Conley, said that Trump was feeling well, he did not experience breathing problems. Trump himself said three days later that he was feeling well and was leaving the hospital.
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