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Trump and coronavirus: What happens next?


Donald Trump’s stunning announcement that he has tested positive for coronavirus has plunged the US deeper into uncertainty just a month before the presidential election. The president has spent much of the year playing down the threat of a virus that has killed more than 205,000 Americans. Although the White House’s physician has said Mr Trump is expected to continue carrying out his duties “without disruption” while he recovers, the diagnosis is sure to have a destabilising effect in Washington.

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