Physician: President Trump no longer has fever; medical team is 'cautiously optimistic'

President Donald Trump's physician gave an update on his condition as he battles COVID-19 at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

News 12 Staff

Oct 3, 2020, 4:07 PM

Updated 1,378 days ago

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 President Donald Trump's physician gave an update on his condition as he battles COVID-19 at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
LATEST UPDATES:
-Team is ‘extremely happy’ with progress President Trump has made, doctor says They are monitoring him very closely for any complications from coronavirus illness or any of the therapies he has been given.
-Cardiac, liver, kidney all functioning normally
-The president is not currently on oxygen; he is not having difficulty breathing or walking around.
-Doctor says Trump is in 'exceptionally good spirits’
-The president said, "I feel like I could walk out of here today," the doctor says.
-48 hours ago Trump was given an antibody therapy; yesterday evening he was given a first course of remdesivir; he will be on a five-day course of the treatment.
-The team is encouraging him to eat, drink stay hydrated, be up and out of bed.
-The president has been fever free for over 24 hours. The doctor notes that he did have a fever Thursday into Friday, but not today.
-"We are cautiously optimistic and he’s doing great," the doctor says.
-The doctor notes that the illness tends to pose more risks around the 7-10 day mark, and they will continue to monitor him closely.


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