Trump Offers Few Concrete Details on His Health During Fox News “Medical Evaluation”

It was billed as a “medical evaluation” of the president on Fox News. Instead, President Donald Trump’s first on-camera television interview since he announced he tested positive for COVID-19 last week was a made-for-tv spectacle in which the only real purpose seemed to be to tout how great the commander in chief was feeling. Dr. Marc Siegel, the Fox News resident medical expert, lobbed some softball questions at President Donald Trump and didn’t push back when he didn’t get any answers or even when the answers contradicted information that had already been made public. At the end of the pre-recorded segment on Tucker Carlson’s show, Americans knew little more about the president’s health than they did before the interview. But it was clear how they were supposed to feel. “By any measure, it’s been a remarkable turnaround,” Carlson said.

Donald Trump wearing a suit and tie: Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel interviews President Donald Trump remotely in a pre-recorded interview that aired on Fox News Oct. 9, 2020. Screenshot/Fox News

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Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel

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Trump says he is ‘medication free’ in an interview with Fox News.

President Trump, in his first televised interview since he announced that he had tested positive for the coronavirus, said Friday night that he was “medication free” and back to normal, a week after he was hospitalized after having trouble breathing.

“I feel very strong,” he said.

In the interview with Dr. Marc Siegel on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” on Fox News, Mr. Trump claimed that he went to Walter National Reed Military Medical Center last Friday because he “didn’t feel strong.” But the president denied that he had experienced any trouble breathing, despite multiple people close to the White House saying in interviews that he had, in fact, had trouble breathing and that doctors had given him supplemental oxygen at the White House before his transfer to the hospital.

Mr. Trump said that there had been congestion in his lungs and he lauded his CT scans, which he called “amazing.” He

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The Doctor Evaluating Trump on Fox Once Wrote About the “Long History” of Presidents Hiding Health Issues

On Friday evening, Americans will get to watch President Donald Trump undergo a medical evaluation on television, during—what else—Tucker Carlson’s Fox News show. So far, what we know about Trump’s health has come from his doctor, Sean Conley, who has admitted to purposefully downplaying his illness. The public has otherwise been left to make guesses based on Trump’s appearance in public addresses and his behavior in tweets, as well as data and first-hand knowledge from 212,778 nationwide deaths on how a COVID-19 infection can be manageable and then suddenly become disastrous.

a man wearing a suit and tie: President Donald Trump returning from Walter Reed Medical Center on Monday. Nicholas Kamm/Getty Images

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President Donald Trump returning from Walter Reed Medical Center on Monday. Nicholas Kamm/Getty Images

You probably know better than to take Trump’s word—or the word of a carefully orchestrated media appearance on Fox News—that he’s doing just great. The evaluation will reportedly not even happen with a doctor who is with Trump in person.

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Trump makes bold claims about his health as he returns to the Fox interview circuit

Trump, who at 74 years and clinically obese is at an elevated risk of serious complications from Covid-19, has repeatedly said he feels better than he has in 20 years. On Thursday, he said he feels “perfect” and “there’s nothing wrong.”

Using a joking tone, he claimed he was a “perfect physical specimen, adding “I’m lucky in that way.”

Trump has tried to project a sense that he has conquered the virus and to imbue a sense of normalcy that has unmistakably altered operations at the White House. The president on Wednesday resumed working out of the Oval Office, just two days after returning from the hospital, though other parts of the White House were staffed with a skeleton crew and those visiting the president had to be decked out in PPE.

“You catch this thing. A lot of people caught it,” Trump said of the coronavirus, which has killed

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Rudy Giuliani’s cough kept interrupting him while he tried to attack Biden on Fox News

While waiting to receive the results of a coronavirus test, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani appeared on Fox News Monday night, where he coughed throughout his interview with host Martha MacCallum.

Giuliani is President Trump’s personal lawyer and one of his most ardent supporters. He helped Trump prepare for last week’s debate against Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, and several people Giuliani came in close contact with, including Trump, former White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, Trump aide Hope Hicks, and former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) have all tested positive for the coronavirus.

Giuliani shared with MacCallum that he recently tested negative for COVID-19, but two hours before his appearance, he took a second test, “one of those all the way in the back of the nose tests,” The Daily Beast reports. MacCallum told Giuliani she hopes he receives “a negative on that one,” and then asked

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Trump Was Already Infected with COVID-19 When He Called Into Fox News on Thursday: Reports

Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Donald Trump heads to Marine One outside the White House en route to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Friday night.

Amid a wave of conflicting information from the White House about when President Donald Trump was first diagnosed with COVID-19, multiple news outlets now report the president knew he had already tested positive by the time he called into Sean Hannity’s Fox News program on Thursday night.

The president had already tested positive for COVID-19 on a rapid test and was awaiting further confirmation from a more secure PCR test while he was speaking with Hannity, according to CBS News and The Wall Street Journal which cited White House sources.

Calling into the program from the White House, Trump revealed his close adviser Hope Hicks had tested positive earlier in the day, calling it a “terrible thing.”

Trump, 74, then told Hannity that he

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What are polyclonal antibodies? | Fox News

On Friday, the White House revealed that President Trump was given a dose of an antibody cocktail following his coronavirus diagnosis.


According to a statement from White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany, Trump received an 8-gram dose of the polyclonal antibody cocktail, REGN-COV2, from pharmaceutical company Regeneron, as a “precautionary measure.”

President Trump tested positive for the coronavirus on Friday. (iStock)

President Trump tested positive for the coronavirus on Friday. (iStock)


Polyclonal antibodies are made up of heterogeneous cells which “are usually produced by different B cell clones in the body,” according to Creative Diagnostics, a privately-owned American company specializing in the research and manufacturing of antibodies. Polyclonal antibodies can identify and attach to different epitomes, a specific piece of a single antigen.

They are produced in live beings, whereas monoclonal antibodies are produced using tissue-culture techniques, the biotechnology company reported.

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Community actions must change now to stop the ‘tidal wave’ of COVID-19 patients pouring into Fox Valley hospitals, health care leaders say

Bed capacity in Fox Valley hospitals is now seriously threatened by the rapid spread of COVID-19 in the region, health care leaders said Thursday. 

a sign on the side of the street: ThedaCare leaders hosted a conversation with school, business and public health stakeholders, as well as representatives from Ascension Wisconsin's Appleton hospital, on Thursday to discuss the rapid rise of COVID-19 patients in hospitals.

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ThedaCare leaders hosted a conversation with school, business and public health stakeholders, as well as representatives from Ascension Wisconsin’s Appleton hospital, on Thursday to discuss the rapid rise of COVID-19 patients in hospitals.

The speed of the spread of the virus could more than double the number of needed hospital beds by the end of this month, ThedaCare senior innovation executive Frank Mellon told community stakeholders in a virtual meeting. 


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Models initially projected a peak of 114 beds needed to care for COVID-19 patients in the region, Mellon said. Now, they’ll need close to 180 — and could need a hundred more if transmission rates keep rising. 

That possibility doesn’t just endanger COVID-19 patients, ThedaCare President and CEO Dr.

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