How does Donald Trump’s Covid care compare to the average 74-year-old’s?

From getting a helicopter ride to a military hospital with a specialized suite to receiving experimental drugs made available to fewer than 10 people, Donald Trump’s experience with Covid-19 has been very different from that of your average 74-year-old American with a serious illness.



a man wearing a suit and tie: Photograph: Ken Cedeno/EPA


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a man wearing a suit and tie: Donald Trump gestures upon returning to the White House on 5 October.


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Donald Trump gestures upon returning to the White House on 5 October.

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The president ignored these disparities after returning to the hospital on Monday night and in a video from the White House Trump said of Covid-19: “Don’t be afraid of it.”

Here’s a look at how different the experience of catching Covid-19 is for the most powerful 74-year-old in the US compared with most of his fellow citizens:

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