US President Donald Trump. Photo: AFP US President Donald Trump. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump. Photo: AFP

From gloating to weeping, US confronts Trump’s Covid-19 illness amid mounting crises

  • Some suspect the president’s diagnosis was a lie to minimise the pandemic and to manipulate the battle around the election
  • For others, Trump’s infection brought a sharp sense of irony, because they believed he lacked empathy as the virus raged around the world

Topic |   Trump tests positive for coronavirus
US President Donald Trump. Photo: AFP US President Donald Trump. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump. Photo: AFP
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