White House rapid testing product is known to deliver incorrect results.
The New York Times
President Trump’s vital signs were “very concerning” over the last day and he is not out of danger, the White House chief of staff Mark Meadows said on Saturday, contradicting a statement by the president’s doctors on television just minutes before.
And we also know that the test the WH used to screen people and assume they were safe is not reliable for that purpose. It was only authorized for confirming symptomatic cases.
President Trump’s vital signs were “very concerning” over the last day and he is not out of danger, the WH chief of staff said on Saturday, contradicting a rosier picture painted by the president’s doctors on television just minutes before
How should we think about President Trump's status? Here's what
think. "It’s not unreasonable to worry that the president is fighting for his life.”
reports that President Trump's condition had been more serious than acknowledged, and that he received supplemental oxygen on Friday. There are also questions about whether he was diagnosed earlier than publicly stated.
There is always a hot mic
NYT: Two people close to the White House said in separate interviews that the president had trouble breathing on Friday and that his oxygen level dropped, prompting his doctors to give him supplemental oxygen while at the White House ...
The New York Times
Breaking News: The White House physician indicated President Trump was diagnosed earlier than known. Chris Christie, the former governor of New Jersey, has tested positive for the coronavirus. The latest
"Two people close to the White House said in separate interviews with The New York Times that the president had trouble breathing on Friday and that his oxygen level dropped, prompting his doctors to give him supplemental oxygen while at the White House."
To sum up the misinformation from the White House (I'm on the live NYT virus briefing today). Also, see here for the latest:
"Two people close to the WH said in interviews with The NYT that Trump had trouble breathing on Fri and that his oxygen level dropped, prompting doctors to give him supplemental oxygen.'' Today, WH physician dodged when pressed about oxygen.
RIGHT NOW on our live briefing: Leading doctors react to Trump’s diagnosis and treatment. One called it a "nightmare," another said, "We need more of a scientific update, as opposed to a political one.” By
Now even Trump's doc admits that they first knew that he was sick on Wednesday morning rather than Thursday night when they finally admitted it. Trump was sick when he debated Biden on Tuesday & he knew he was & lied about it & avoided the pre-debate test!
There's what the doctor said and then there's this: “The president’s vitals over the last 24 hours were very concerning and the next 48 hours will be critical in terms of his care... We’re still not on a clear path to a full recovery.” "
Covid-19 Live Updates: Trump’s Symptoms Are Said to Be ‘Very Concerning’ - The New York Times
"It’s not unreasonable to worry that the president is fighting for his life” -- President's doctors present optimistic but guarded assessment. Leading independent doctors suggest, however, there is reason to worry, by
Hal Burstein, MD
Trump remarks from Walter Reed suggest persistent underlying respiratory symptoms from Covid infection. Compare shortness of breath/inspiratory effort now
against his RNC convention 6 weeks ago.