PRESIDENT Donald J. Trump was taken Walter Reed Hospital Friday in what the White House said was an ‘abundance of caution,’ after the leader of the free-world tested positive for Coronavirus.
Fox News reported that the President had been given a cocktail of drugs including “zinc, Vitamin D, famotidine, melatonin and a daily aspirin,” in addition to completing an infusion of Regeneron’s polyclonal antibody cocktail.
The President will be working from Walter Reed and there will not be a transfer of power.
“President Trump remains in good spirits, has mild symptoms, and has been working throughout the day,” White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said in a statement Friday.
“Out of an abundance of caution, and at the recommendation of his physician and medical experts, the President will be working from the presidential offices at Walter Reed for the next few days,” she said.
“President Trump appreciates the outpouring of support for both he and the First Lady.”
“Following PCR-confirmation of the President’s diagnosis, as a precautionary measure he received a single 8-gram dose of Regeneron’s polyclonal antibody cocktail,” a memo released Friday afternoon by Dr. Sean P. Conley, the president’s physician, stated. “He completed the infusion without incident.”
“In addition tot he polyclonal antibodies, the President has been taking zinc, Vitamin D, famotidine, melatonin and a daily aspirin,” Conley said.
Conley added that “as of this afternoon, the President remains fatigued but in good spirts.”
“He’s being evaluated by a team of experts, and together we’ll be making recommendations to the President and First Lady in regards to next best steps,” Conley said.
Conley added that the first lady “remains well with only a mild cough and headache, and the remainder of the First Family are well and tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 today.”