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Trump’s treatments suggest a more serious COVID-19 case than reported

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President Trump’s doctor said Trump is not currently on oxygen, but would not say whether he ever received oxygen since his COVID-19 diagnosis.

USA TODAY

President Donald Trump is receiving oxygen and has begun a course of steroids. Doctors said patients for whom that’s the case often spend several days in the hospital in the best-case scenario.

At a news conference Sunday morning, one of the physicians treating the president said he had begun a course of the steroid dexamethasone Saturday after a drop in his oxygen levels. The president will receive that “for the time being,” Dr. Sean Dooley said. 

The president’s physician, Navy Cmdr. Sean Conley, said that if Trump continued to look and feel well, “our hope is that we can plan for a discharge as early as (Monday) to the White House, where he can continue his treatment course.”

That would not be the typical

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