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What A Positive Coronavirus Test Means For President Trump And Those Around Him09:36
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President Trump and first lady Melania Trump step off Air Force One upon arrival at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport in Cleveland, Ohio on Sept. 29, 2020. (Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images)
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump step off Air Force One upon arrival at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport in Cleveland, Ohio on Sept. 29, 2020. (Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images)

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump are among more than 42,000 Americans who tested positive for coronavirus Thursday. Though White House officials say the president is experiencing only mild symptoms, many wonder about the medical implications of the diagnosis.

Here & Now's Lisa Mullins speaks with former Baltimore Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen, an emergency physician and public health professor at George Washington University, about what Trump's illness means for those in his circle.

This segment aired on October 2, 2020.

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