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Video: I am fighting for people all over the world, says Trump

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Published on October 4, 2020 at 11.02

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New photos released by the White House on Saturday appear to show US President Donald Trump working from the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, where he has been since Friday.
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Trump’s main doctor says in a health update that the medical team treating the president is “cautiously optimistic,” but also notes that the president is “not yet out of the woods.”

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The latest assessment came Saturday night from Navy Commander Dr. Sean Conley. He reported that Trump had been up and around at his medical suite during the day and had been conducting business.

Medical experts say the disease caused by the virus, Covid-19, can become more dangerous as the body responds to the infection over time.

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Trump is expected to remain at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for several more days. In a video Saturday from his hospital quarters, Trump says he is feeling better and hopes to “be back soon.”

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Trump has also released a new hospital video in which he says he’s starting to feel better and hopes to “be back soon.”

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In the four-minute video, Trump says he “wasn’t feeling so well” when he was admitted to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Friday after testing positive for the coronavirus.



But he says that “I feel much better now” and that “We’re working hard to get me all the way back.”

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He said that, while he could have stayed locked in the White House to protect himself from the virus, as president he couldn’t be “locked up in a room upstairs.”

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He also thanks the doctors and nurses treating him as well as well as the world leaders and Americans who have sent their well wishes.

 
 
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