US President Donald Trump wears a mask in public for the first time as he visits Walter Reed National Military Medical Centre in Bethesda, Maryland, on July 11. Photo: AFP US President Donald Trump wears a mask in public for the first time as he visits Walter Reed National Military Medical Centre in Bethesda, Maryland, on July 11. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump wears a mask in public for the first time as he visits Walter Reed National Military Medical Centre in Bethesda, Maryland, on July 11. Photo: AFP

Donald Trump calls wearing mask ‘patriotic’ in fight against ‘invisible China virus’

  • After months of mocking mask use, US president tweets black and white photo of himself with face covered
  • Despite urging unity among Americans, Trump’s post stops short of endorsing nationwide mandate for masks

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US President Donald Trump wears a mask in public for the first time as he visits Walter Reed National Military Medical Centre in Bethesda, Maryland, on July 11. Photo: AFP US President Donald Trump wears a mask in public for the first time as he visits Walter Reed National Military Medical Centre in Bethesda, Maryland, on July 11. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump wears a mask in public for the first time as he visits Walter Reed National Military Medical Centre in Bethesda, Maryland, on July 11. Photo: AFP
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