President Donald Trump of the United States of America has on Monday, October 5, been discharged from Walter Reed Military Medical Centre in Bethesda, Maryland.
Trump returned to the White House three days after was diagnosed with the coronavirus (COVID-19).
Trump was reported to have gotten the best treatment available for the rampaging disease. On arrival at the White House, the president quickly removed his mask, paused for a brief photo-op.
According to CNN, before he was hospitalized, the American president received Regeneron’s experimental antibody therapy.
This is said to have reduced levels of coronavirus. Prior to this, only 275 patients have received the treatment on a trial basis. COVID-19: But the treatment has not yet received emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration.
Biotech company Regeneron said it provided the drug after receiving a “compassionate use” request from Trump’s doctors. In addition to the experimental antibody therapy, Trump was also given remdesivir and dexamethasone.
Most of these drug have not been approved for public use but as the US president, Trump’s health takes top priority position.
Barely three days after he tested positive for the dreaded coronavirus, the US president again stirred a heated conversation after he left his isolation room just to greet his supporters. It was reported that aboard his motorcade, Trump left the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Sunday, October 4, and was driven across the streets as he waved to jubilant followers who stood by the road.