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Trump’s Dubious Claim That He’s Not Contagious

Less than a week after being hospitalized due to COVID-19, President Donald Trump now says, “I don’t think I’m contagious at all.” But according to medical experts and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines, the president may very well still be contagious and ought to be isolated.

In a phone interview with Maria Bartiromo of Fox Business on the morning of Oct. 8, Trump said he was feeling good and looking forward to resuming campaign rallies.

“I think I’m better to a point where I’d love to do a rally tonight, I wanted to do one last night, but I think I’m better to. “There’s nothing wrong. I had a case, I got it knocked out.”

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