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World Reacts To President Trump's Positive Coronavirus Test04:56


World leaders are sending their wishes for a speedy recovery to President Trump and first lady Melania Trump after the president announced on Twitter that they've tested positive for the coronavirus.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Russian President Vladimir Putin and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson were among the leaders sending those messages. Johnson was in intensive care in April after he contracted COVID-19.

Here & Now's Lisa Mullins speaks with NPR's Frank Langfitt about the world's reaction.

This segment aired on October 2, 2020.


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