Brown Health dean Jha: Trump’s COVID-19 infection ’total failure’ by White House – News – providencejournal.com

Dr. Ashish Jha, the new dean of Brown University’s School of Public Health, called President Trump’s infection with COVID-19 “a total failure by the (White House) to protect the President.”

Jha, a leading infectious disease expert, took to Twitter soon after news broke that Trump and first lady Melania Trump had tested positive for COVID-19.

Jha tweeted, “This is a nightmare.

“COVID19 is a serious infection, especially for someone who is older like Mr. Trump.

“I can’t believe he was infected. This is a total failure by WH team to protect the President

“Wishing both the President and The First Lady and speedy recovery.”


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He added, “Everyone around the

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