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Al Jazeera 3 Oct 2020

World leaders wish Trump speedy recovery from COVID-19

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US President Donald Trump is not the first world leader to be diagnosed with COVID-19.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson contracted the virus back in March - and like many across the world, became gravely ill.
But Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro appeared to only have had a mild case of the disease when he fell sick in July.
Al Jazeera's Nadim Baba reports.


President Trump is receiving an outpouring of well-wishes after announcing he and the first lady tested positive for the coronavirus. CBSN's Tanya Rivero spoke with CBS News foreign correspondent Charlie D'Agata about how world leaders are responding.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro sent his wishes for a full recovery from the coronavirus to President Donald Trump - and implied that Trump had not taken sufficient care to prevent his becoming infected.
House Committee leaders and the Secretary of Health and Human Service Alex Azar pause during a hearing Friday to acknowledge President Donald Trump and his wife Melania's positive COVID-19 tests. (Oct. 2)
Joe Biden spoke at a campaign event in Grand Rapids, Michigan on Friday and said he is praying for a swift recovery for President Trump and first lady Melania Trump, who both tested positive for COVID-19. Biden said it's a reminder that we all need to take the virus seriously, and he urged everyone to follow the advice of medical experts and wear masks. Watch his remarks.

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