US President Covid Treatments suggests a Serious Condition

Vastavam web: President Donald Trump will stay at Walter Reed military hospital for an indefinite number of days, his doctor said on Saturday, undergoing a five-day antiviral drug regimen for Covid-19 that indicated his condition might be more serious than had been publicly disclosed. At a news conference on Saturday outside the medical center, Dr. Sean Conley, Trump’s physician, painted a rosy picture of the president’s condition, saying he was doing well, fever-free and not in need of supplemental oxygen. But immediately afterward, Mark Meadows, the White House chief of staff, contradicted that assessment and said Trump’s vital signs in the last 48 hours “were very concerning” and that the next two days would be critical.

But they generally welcomed his close monitoring at the nation’s military medical complex, noting his risk factors — that he’s an older man who is slightly obese — for developing a more serious form of the disease. The doctors at the news conference stressed the critical period of time — about 7 to 10 days after infection — when a patient’s condition can take a turn for the worse. Some people respond to an infection with an overly exuberant immune response that…