UNITED STATES (CBSDFW) – President Donald Trump is again on the White Home after a three-night keep within the hospital, battling COVID-19.
Earlier Monday afternoon, the president despatched tweeted: “Feeling actually good! Don’t be afraid of COVID. Don’t let it dominate your life. We’ve got developed, underneath the Trump Administration, some actually nice medicine and data. I really feel higher than I did 20 years in the past.”
Later within the night, he posted a video message the place he inspired individuals to not let the virus dominate their lives and to “get on the market.”
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 5, 2020
Some docs stated the president’s tweets undermine public well being messages, particularly in North Texas, the place case numbers are growing once more.
“Let’s all rejoice that the chief of our nation is faring effectively at this second,” stated Dr. Mark Casanova, president of the Dallas County Medical Society. “That’s completely optimistic, however we nonetheless have COVID rampant in our communities.”
Dr. Casanova stated anybody can fall sufferer to the virus, and it’s unattainable to foretell how extreme their sickness will likely be.
“I feel we have to do not forget that a 9-month-old virus has value over 200,000 American lives and nonetheless growing,” he stated.
A Lancaster lady who fought COVID-19 was disheartened to see President Trump’s tweets as effectively.
Temica Seaton is grateful she survived, thus she will share her expertise to assist others.
“I wouldn’t sugarcoat mine, simply so the subsequent particular person can really feel comfy,” she stated. “So for somebody to expertise it and are available out like they’re Superman, I simply suppose you could be a little bit extra clear and a little bit extra delicate to those that have actually been within the combat with it.”
She began to really feel sick in March. What Seaton first thought was a sinus an infection changed into one thing a lot worse.
“I used to be scared,” Seaton stated. “I had by no means, ever been sick to this capability. I had by no means even had the flu.”
Seaton was recognized with COVID-19. She spent three weeks combating the virus, uncertain if she’d survive.
“I began to suppose, I want to inform my household about my life insurance coverage coverage in order that they’ll know the place all the things is that if I don’t make it,” stated Seaton.
Her new life goal helps encourage those that are at present battling the virus.